Posts filed under: Political Psychology

readings in psychology for 20th september 2011

Here is what I am reading today: political preferences in dating “Online daters are reluctant to use partisan politics to attract a potential mate, according to new research co-authored by Brown political scientist Rose McDermott. The study, published in Evolution […]

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readings in psychology for April 9th 2011

Here is what I am reading today (in Chicago): gene link to autism “With the help of two sets of brothers with autism, Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a gene associated with autism that appears to be linked very specifically […]

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readings in psychology for september 26th 2010

how you sit may affect how you vote “WHEN the French legislative assembly met for the first time, in October 1791, it organised itself in such a way that conservative members sat to the right and liberals sat to the […]

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Where Neuromarketing and Politics Meet…

Here in California, we just finished another primary election, and I find it personally refreshing to get a short break from the phone calls and mailers, at least until November rolls around. As I watch little if any network television […]

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Young Children Think Gender-Related Behavior is Biological…Well, I do, too.

A recent study by Marianne Taylor of Pacific Lutheran University and her colleagues has been getting a lot of press [1]. In a nutshell, Taylor and colleagues found that children until the age of 10 or so view the behavioral […]

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