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The Observer printed an article claiming an as yet unpublished study shows a dramatic rise in the prevalence of autism.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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Men Chatty as Women | Avoid Sloppy Thinking | Facebook Snubbing

7 July 2007

Women don’t talk more than men.

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Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Us?

6 July 2007

There’s a new article on Psychology Today called ‘Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature’ which should start a few conversations.

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Anti-Gay Hate Crimes Still Widespread

4 July 2007

Almost 4 in 10 gay men and 1 in 8 lesbians and bisexuals have been the targets of violence.

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