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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How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker (Book Review)

14 August 2007

Right from the outset Steven Pinker, a Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, is apologising for the title of his book: ‘How the Mind Works’.

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The Hidden Purpose of Chat-up Lines

13 August 2007

New research suggests men’s choice of chat-up line may help quickly select for women with particular personalities.

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks (Review)

12 August 2007

One book almost everyone interested in psychology will enjoy is Oliver Sack’s ‘The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat’.

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