This Week in Psychology

27 August 2007

The science of magic is always fascinating.

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Optimists and Realists Seen In Better Light Than Pessimists

23 August 2007

Does optimism have a downside in that other people think you’re self-deluded, mindless and just plain annoying?

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What is Courage?

22 August 2007

Positive psychology research asks whether experiencing fear is a central component of courage.

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3 Reasons Life is Worth Living From Positive Psychology

20 August 2007

For decades psychologists were almost exclusively concerned with alleviating mental distress.

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Soviet Psychiatry | Miserable Middle-Aged Men | Satisfied Hairdressers | Jury Psychology

17 August 2007

The Telegraph has a story suggesting the Russian psychiatric system may be returning to the abusive practices common during Soviet times.

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Does ‘Peer Review’ Mean Anything to You?

16 August 2007

A discussion about ‘peer review’ suggesting science bloggers should use an icon to indicate when they are discussing peer reviewed research.

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Effectiveness of Mutual Support Groups

15 August 2007

In stressful times we can all do with a little help from our friends.

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