Posts filed under: Genetics

readings in psychology for 25 september 2012 @PsychScience

Here is what I am reading today: my parasite made me do it! “Feeling sociable or reckless? You might have toxoplasmosis, an infection caused by the microscopic parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which the CDC estimates has infected about 22.5 percent of […]

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readings in psychology for 7 june 2012

Here is what I am reading today: hey… monkey lips are smacking and provides insights into speech! “Scientists have traditionally sought the evolutionary origins of human speech in primate vocalizations, such as monkey coos or chimpanzee hoots. But unlike these […]

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readings in psychology for 8 May 2012 #APS2012

Here is what I am doing today: adversity and genetics “In a look at how major stressors during childhood can change a person’s biological risk for psychiatric disorders, researchers at Butler Hospital have discovered a genetic alteration at the root […]

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readings in psychology for 10 March 2012

Here is what I am reading today: recognizing faces – sometimes we focus on the details “How do we recognize a face? To date, most research has answered “holistically”: We look at all the features — eyes, nose, mouth — […]

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readings in psychology for 12 february 2012

Here is what I am reading today: viewing the world differently – east vs. west “Cultural differences between the West and East are well documented, but a study shows that concrete differences also exist in how British and Chinese people […]

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