August 2005

Hands-Free Mobiles Impair Driving Ability

26 August 2005

A team of psychologists at the University of Illinois have been investigating how driving is affected by simultaneous mobile phone use.

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Report Claims Men More Intelligent Than Women

25 August 2005

In controversial research reported all over the place, Richard Lynn, the emeritus professor of psychology at Ulster University claims that, on average, men are more intelligent than women. Let battle […]

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The Brain You Don’t Want to Hear From

25 August 2005

Did you realise you had two brains? The enteric nervous system, which has control over the gut, is awash with neurotransmitters and surprisingly independent from the central nervous system. It […]

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Out of Body Experiences: Real or Imagined?

25 August 2005

One in ten of us has had an out of body experience at some point in our lives. This can take the form of feeling like we have floated outside […]

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Jean Charles de Menezes: An Unfamiliar Face

24 August 2005

The tragic shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes (left) raises important questions about eyewitness testimony and face recognition. BBC news have an article concentrating on the incredible disparity between different […]

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Overestimating The Emotional Impact Of Future Events

24 August 2005

New research suggests a way we can correct for a well-established bias in how we imagine our emotional reaction to future events. Just imagine for a moment how you would […]

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SSRI Anti-Depressants May Increase Suicide Risk In Adults

23 August 2005

New research analysing data that may have been with withheld by drug companies suggests that the widely-used anti-depressant known as Seroxat in the UK, increases the likelihood of suicide. According […]

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