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readings in psychology for 1 december 2016 #PsychScience #psych #intropsych #biopsych

Heres what were reading today! stems cells advances “The process began in April where Dr. Liu injected 10 million AST-OPC1 cells directly into Kris’ cervical spinal cord. Dr. Liu explains that; “Typically, spinal cord injury patients undergo surgery that stabilizes the […]

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readings in Psychology for 8 november 2016 #intropsych #psychology #PsychScience #biopsych

Heres what we are reading today! mind wandering “Most research on mind-wandering has characterized it as a mental state with contents that are task unrelated or stimulus independent. However, the dynamics of mind-wandering — how mental states change over time — have […]

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readings in psychology for 12 october 2016 #psychology #biopsych #PsychScience

Here is what we are reading today! males and females and social isolation “The findings, to be published in the journal eLife,provide further proof that strategies for coping with stress are sex-specific. They also highlight the importance of a social […]

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readings in psychology for 2 october 2016 #PsychScience #intropsych #biopsych #psychology

Here is what we are reading today:   smoking and genetics ““Our study has found compelling evidence that smoking has a long-lasting impact on our molecular machinery, an impact that can last more than 30 years,” said Roby Joehanes Ph.D. […]

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A Positive View of the Selfie

We’ve all seen horror stories of people falling off docks and cliffs and killing animals in the name of taking the best “selfies.” What motivates people to risk so much for that perfect self-portrait? Many researchers began with an assumption […]

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