2007

Advertising Psychology Satire by The Onion

17 November 2007

Television commercial for Nabisco’s Fig Newton bars that debuted Friday preys on a wide range of innate human weaknesses.

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A Psychic Dog?

16 November 2007

Back in 1994 a television company claimed a dog called ‘Jaytee’ could psychically sense when its owner returned home.

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Why We Do Dumb or Irrational Things: 10 Brilliant Social Psychology Experiments

13 November 2007

Ten of the most influential social psychology experiments.

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Malcolm Gladwell on the Art of Criminal Profiling

10 November 2007

The New Yorker has a new article by Malcolm Gladwell on the art of criminal profiling.

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Conforming to the Norm

9 November 2007

Asch’s study shows that many of us will deny our own senses just to conform with others.

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Depression Lifted by Beethoven Piano Sonatas

7 November 2007

The gigantic annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience is currently drawing to a close in San Diego, California.

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Why We All Stink as Intuitive Psychologists: The False Consensus Effect

6 November 2007

When we overestimate how much other people share our beliefs and behaviours.

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