From the yearly archives:
Don't believe everything you read - even if it has been published in a reputable scientific journal: "Dr John Ioannidis of the University of Ioannina in Greece, writing in the [...]
"Each year in the U.S., 25,000 adults commit suicide. People who have attempted suicide are at high risk for another suicide attempt. Researchers wanted to know how to reduce that [...]
Here's a study that's guaranteed to set psychologists' minds a-spinning with ethical issues. Professor Loftus (left) at the University of California managed to put participants off strawberry ice cream, pickles [...]
Mind Hacks have a good entry on how mental illness is shaped by culture:
It's Friday so let's kick back and enjoy some geek psychology. Seeing the phrases 'human courtship' and 'mathematical modelling' in the same sentence means only one thing - a couple [...]
Light piece in The Guardian on the psychology of magic. "...not content with just enjoying the tricks, psychologists are now using their effects on the mind to work out how [...]
As the eyes are the window to the soul, psychologists' fascination with them is no surprise. In the first of two new studies, cognitive psychologists looked at whether there was [...]
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