All posts by: Laura Freberg

Butterflies and Taste Aversion

I haven’t had much time in between working on my three books this year to post many original blogs, but I just couldn’t pass this up. One of the most important things I do during textbook revisions is fact check […]

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readings in psychology for 9 may 2017 #PsychScience #psychology #intropsych #biopsych

Here is what we are reading today: exercise in a pill? “Salk Institute scientists, building on earlier work that identified a gene pathway triggered by running, have discovered how to fully activate that pathway in sedentary mice with a chemical […]

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readings in psychology for 1 april 2017 #psychology #biopsych #PsychScience

What we are reading today: fun with electricity and the brain “The research was led by Doris Tsao (BS ’96), professor of biology, Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Center for Systems Neuroscience Leadership Chair, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. A […]

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readings in psychology for 24 february 2017 #psychology #intropsych #biopsych #PsychScience

What we are reading today! so who are you most like… mom or dad? “Most kids say they love their mom and dad equally, but there are times when even the best prefers one parent over the other. The same […]

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readings in psychology for 31 January 2017 #psychology #PsychScience #intropsych

Here’s what we are reading today: female cocaine addiction “Drug addiction does not discriminate between the sexes, with both men and women showing comparable rates of addiction across a range of legal and illicit drugs. However, there is evidence that […]

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