Posts filed under: Psychology

readings for 26 january 2015 #PsychScience #psychology

Here’s what we are reading today: When are superstitions used? “Performance goals are when people try to be judged as successful by other people. “For example, if I’m a musician, I want people to applaud after I play. Or if […]

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readings in psychology for 19 january 2015 #PsychScience #psychology

Here is what we are reading today: taste shapes who we are “I took my son Matthew to visit Ed Currie, a South Carolina pepper grower who now holds the Guinness Book of World Records title for hottest chili in […]

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readings in psychology for 12 january 2014 #PsychScience #psychology

Here’s what we are reading today: networks of the brain and gender identity “Our sense of belonging to the male or female gender is an inherent component of the human identity perception. As a general rule, gender identity and physical […]

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Men, Women, and Jealousy

Way back in 1992, David Buss and his colleagues at the University of Michigan published results of a three studies showing that men and women responded differently to sexual and emotional infidelity. They argued that the different reactions stemmed from […]

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Back to School!

After a fun and restful holiday season with family, it’s back to work bright and early (8 a.m. class) tomorrow morning! Not only is it a new year, but I’m also going to be using my two new textbooks for […]

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