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readings in psychology for 11 april 2015 #PsychScience #psychology

Here is what I am reading today: p-hacking?? “How common is “p-hacking” and what does it mean for science? I spoke to Megan Head, of the Division of Evolution, Ecology and Genetics at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. […]

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readings for 12 march 2015 #PsychScience #psychology

Here’s what we are reading today: steroids and the blood brain barrier “Barclay Morrison III, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has led the first study to determine underlying biological mechanisms that promote functional recovery of the blood-brain […]

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readings for 24 february 2015 #PsychScience #psychology

  Here’s what I am reading today: the LOVE hormone! “Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the ‘love’ or ‘cuddle’ hormone, has a legendary status in popular culture due to its vital role in social and sexual behaviour and long-term bonding.” […]

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readings in psychology for 9 February 2015 #PsychScience #psychology

Here is what we are reading today:   Playing with foxes! “If you happen to be visiting the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan and you love foxes you are in luck. There is a sanctuary full of free-roaming and surprisingly friendly […]

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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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