10 Practical Uses For Psychological Research in Everyday Life

23 July 2007

Top 10 list of what you can learn practically from the psychological research discussed here recently.

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People ‘Playing the Field’ More Angry At Infidelity

23 July 2007

Those high in ‘mating effort’ tend to pursue more short-term mating strategies.

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Misrepresenting Science: The Observer’s Autism Scare Story

22 July 2007

The Observer printed an article claiming an as yet unpublished study shows a dramatic rise in the prevalence of autism.

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Cognitive Dissonance | Wisconsin Longitudinal Study | Children’s Memory | Muggle’s Surveillance Society

21 July 2007

It’s a drive, like hunger or thirst and it feels uncomfortable whenever we hold two ideas or beliefs that conflict with each other…

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Have You Ever Been Scammed?

19 July 2007

Understanding how the magician, or huckster, plays on our human nature to get us to behave in a certain way.

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Ageing and the Positivity Effect

18 July 2007

Cognitive decline with age is not the whole story: recent research is suggesting older adults are more likely to notice positive emotional stimuli.

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