behavioral neuroscience

Eureka Moments!

Most of us can recall a time when we can identify with Archimedes’ exclamation of “Eureka,” which he uttered upon realizing that the volume of bathwater his body displaced is equal to the volume of the parts of his body submerged in the bath. What had seemed just moments before Read more…

By Laura Freberg, ago
Biological Psychology

BACK TO SCHOOL: readings in psychology for 5 September 2017 #intropsych #Psychscience #psychology

readings for today: the roots of attraction “Scientists have long known about such animal kinship attachments, some known as “imprinting,” but the mechanisms underlying them have been hidden in a black box at the cellular and molecular levels. Now biologists at the University of California San Diego have unlocked key Read more…

By Laura Freberg, ago