All posts by: Laura Freberg

readings in psychology for 11 october 2017 #intropsych #psychology

Here’s what we are reading today: Green tea miracles “green tea is widely considered to be beneficial for the brain. The antioxidant and detoxifying properties of green tea extracts help fight catastrophic diseases such as Alzheimer’s. However, scientists have never […]

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The Many Meanings of Theory

There is no question that English can be a complicated, confusing language. I have a great deal of respect for those who master English as a second language. Not only do we have different ways to pronounce things like “ough” […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL: readings in psychology for 5 September 2017 #intropsych #Psychscience #psychology

readings for today: the roots of attraction “Scientists have long known about such animal kinship attachments, some known as “imprinting,” but the mechanisms underlying them have been hidden in a black box at the cellular and molecular levels. Now biologists […]

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The Things We Do to Write Textbooks….

You’ve all probably seen and read about “the dress,” or the color constancy phenomenon than not only launched a viral reaction but promoted a special edition of The Journal of Vision. Of course, we are going to include this in our new […]

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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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