May 2005

Tele-Psychology: Therapy at a Distance

15 May 2005

It is often not easy to provide psychological services to remote areas. The combination of poor transport links and a sparse populace provide considerable challenges. However, evidence is starting to […]

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Donald Herbert ‘Minimally Conscious’ Unlike Terri Schiavo

8 May 2005

There has been a surge of interest in the US over Donald Herbert’s recovery that comes on the back of the legal battle over Terri Schiavo, who was in a […]

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Derren Brown Shocks with Mind-Bending Video Game

7 May 2005

Last night the psychological illusionist Derren Brown on his TV show, ‘Trick of the Mind’, shocked his audience with a video game stunt. He took an apparently unsuspecting member of […]

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Update on Donald Herbert

6 May 2005

There’s an update on Donald Herbert’s condition in the NYT, apparently he has become less animated. We’ll have to wait and see what happens…Who is Donald Herbert?

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Sustained Ecstasy Use Degrades Memory

6 May 2005

Some of the first evidence coming through that sustained use of ecstasy might impair memory: “Researchers found the ecstasy users remembered an average of 25% less items. University senior lecturer […]

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Firefighter Awakens After Ten Years

4 May 2005

Ten years ago a firefighter in Buffalo, Donald Herbert, rushed into a burning building looking for survivors. He was knocked out by a collapsing roof, taken to hospital and remained […]

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Lying Down Reveals New Perspective

2 May 2005

Here’s a bit of fun for you: people think better when they’re lying down. Or, more accurately, they’re quicker at solving anagrams in this study from the Australian National University. […]

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