March 2005

Brain Chip Reads Man’s Thoughts

31 March 2005

…but not against his will – they’re still working on that: “A paralysed man in the US has become the first person to benefit from a brain chip that reads […]

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Employers Relying On Personality Tests

28 March 2005

Apparently 30% of companies in the US now use personality testing as part of the recruitment process. Is it a useful tool or load of old baloney? This article highlights […]

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Pointing Out The Truth

28 March 2005

Just a small point. You may be aware that there is some connection between relative finger lengths and the amount of testosterone you were exposed to in the womb. Testosterone […]

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Compare Your Personality With Others

27 March 2005

As it’s the Easter weekend you might have a few minutes for quiet contemplation. If so then try doing a personality test. This one is based around what psychologists call […]

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The Chaos Theory of Career Development

25 March 2005

Most of us like to think that we have chosen our occupations, rather than them choosing us. We have reasons for what we are doing, visions of where we want […]

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Children’s Tastes Develop Early

23 March 2005

“Children’s ideas about the foods they enjoy are formed very early, according to a University of Birmingham study. Psychologists there have found that babies weaned on rusks are more likely […]

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Freudian Slips

23 March 2005

You can listen online to a five part series on Radio 4 that examines four of Freud’s works 100 years after they were first published. Each programme is only 15 […]

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