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High Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Brain Decay

7 July 2014

We all know sugar is bad for our teeth, but studies find it is also bad for our learning and memory.

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People Choose Electric Shocks Over Sitting Quietly for 15 Minutes and Thinking

4 July 2014

In psychology experiment one man shocked himself 190 times rather than sit doing nothing.

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The 10,000 Hours Myth: Practice Predicts Only 12% of Performance

3 July 2014

Are the best at sport, school, music, and business ‘born’ or ‘made’?

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Why Jerks Don’t Know They’re Jerks

2 July 2014

How assertive should you be?

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Could Playing Immoral Video Games Promote Good Behaviour in The Real World?

1 July 2014

Could violent video games make you a more caring person, at least initially?

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Facebook Reveals Secret Experiment To Control Your Emotions

30 June 2014

Study in which Facebook manipulated the news feeds of almost 700,000 users for psychological research sparks controversy.

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The Lasting Impact of Early Life Stress on the Brain

29 June 2014

Results from a study of 128 children who had experienced neglect, abuse or other serious, chronic stressors early in life.

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