Posts filed under: Biological Psychology

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 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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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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