2005

ADHD Problems Continue Into Adulthood

22 August 2005

ADHD is most often associated with children which is where the research has concentrated up until now. The evidence suggests that many people continue to be haunted by the condition […]

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Chimpanzees Conform to Cultural Norms

22 August 2005

Conformity. It’s everywhere you look in human society. We’re all copying each other like crazy all the time, often without realising it. It’s well established by researchers – like Solomon […]

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Workaholics Better in Bed

22 August 2005

Here’s a thought for you: Ask one hundred men how hard they work and then ask their wives about their orgasms. In this research, reported at the American Psychological Association […]

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Blue Brain: Computer Simulation of the Neocortex

21 August 2005

A group of neuroscientists, computer specialists and statisticians, amongst others, are creating the most detailed simulation ever of brain function. The Blue Brain project aims to simulate 8,000 neurons that […]

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Do Violent Computer Games Increase Aggressive Behaviour?

20 August 2005

A review of the research on violent computer games published this week claims a link with aggressive behaviour in children. This is convenient for the American Psychological Association (APA) which […]

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Big Brother and Psychologists on TV

13 August 2005

“Racial tension, sexual harassment, masturbation with a bottle – this year’s Big Brother has plunged to new depths in reality television. From self-loathing gay hairdresser Craig groping drunken geordie Anthony, […]

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The Man Who Shocked The World

8 August 2005

Review of the new biography of Stanley Milgram – architect of one of the most famous experiments in social psychology – by Raj Persaud in the British Medical Journal: “The […]

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