2007

Avoid Email Miscommunication

7 October 2007

The tone of an email is incredibly easy to misinterpret, explains emotional intelligence expert Daniel Goleman, writing in the New York Times.

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“Silliest” Psychology Research

6 October 2007

Ig Nobel awards: prizes are awarded for research that makes you: “laugh and then think”.

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The Truman Show Experiment

6 October 2007

While the greatest psychology experiment imaginable has never been done, it has been filmed.

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Neuroscientist Studies His Own Stroke

4 October 2007

On February 2, 2001 distinguished sleep and dream researcher Professor J. Allan Hobson had a stroke in his brain stem.

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Explaining Bipolar Disorder: An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison (Book Review)

3 October 2007

Kay Redfield Jamison, now a professor of psychiatry, tells the story of her battle with bipolar disorder.

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Misleading Reporting of Alzheimer’s and Conscientiousness Research

2 October 2007

There is some classic misinformation in the reporting of a new Alzheimer’s study on the BBC News website.

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Invasion From Mars: The Anatomy of Panic

2 October 2007

In 1938 Orson Wells spooked the American nation with his classic War of the Worlds broadcast.

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