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Why We Don’t Help Others: Bystander Apathy

16 October 2007

When the presence of others reduces helping behaviours.

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How and Why We Lie to Ourselves: Cognitive Dissonance

15 October 2007

Understanding this experiment sheds a brilliant light on the dark world of our inner motivations.

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Big Picture Questions for Humanity from ‘Overcoming Bias’

14 October 2007

Continuing my search for intelligent life in the blogosphere, I wanted to introduce you to a blog I’ve belatedly realised is excellent.

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Accessible Science Blogging Outside Psychology

12 October 2007

In the spirit of open-minded exploration I have been looking around at blogs outside psychology to see what’s going on.

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Are You Just Shy or Do You Have a Social Phobia?

10 October 2007

There’s a 50% chance that you consider yourself shy. But is this ‘just’ shyness or is it a mental disorder?

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Wealth Psychologists: Money is a Problem

10 October 2007

It’s so hard to be rich nowadays that people need special help from ‘wealth psychologists’.

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It’s ‘Psychology Day’ at the United Nations & World Mental Health Day

9 October 2007

Did you know that today is the United Nations’ official ‘psychology day’? No, neither did I until just now.

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