June 2005

Tom Cruise Exposes Psychology as a Fraud

28 June 2005

Psychology suffered a crushing blow yesterday as Tom Cruise announced he did not believe in it. Psychologists and psychiatrists across the world shrugged their shoulders, admitted defeat and packed their […]

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Hypnosis By Any Other Name

27 June 2005

A team of researchers at University College London wanted to find out if hypnosis by any other name is still hypnosis. Two groups of people were put through the same […]

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The Brain in Orgasm

20 June 2005

BBC News brings us the exciting headline that a brain scan can spot women faking orgasms. Unfortunately it provides no clue as to how to entice a woman to have […]

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Mental Health First Aid

20 June 2005

“Health officials have launched a trail blazing drive aimed at spotting early signs of mental illness. The Mental Health First Aid scheme is aimed at health service staff, job centres, […]

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Sexual Equality and the Thin Body Ideal

19 June 2005

Oliver James, writing in The Guardian, draws attention to research that investigates the connection between achievement and thinness in women. Studies have shown that a female preference for smaller breasts […]

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Delineating ‘Normal’ From ‘Mentally Ill’

14 June 2005

“A college student becomes so compulsive about cleaning his dorm room that his grades begin to slip. An executive living in New York has a mortal fear of snakes but […]

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Brain Cells Matured in Lab

14 June 2005

“US scientists say they have duplicated the generation of new adult brain cells in the lab in a controlled way. It is hoped the technique, tested so far on animal […]

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