Posts filed under: comparative psychology

readings in psychology for 23 june 2012 @PsychScience

Here is what I am reading today: the silent gorilla “Concentrating closely on a conversation can leave us ‘deaf’ to other sounds, reveals Dr Polly Dalton from the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London.” smarter than the […]

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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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UPDATES in Psychology for 17 January 2012

Here is what I am reading today: walking on ice – and how they do it! “Scientists at Tokyo’s Yamazaki Gakuen University wondered why dogs do not seem to feel the cold in their paws, even though the paws have […]

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readings in psychology for 21st december 2011

Here is what I am reading today: are they lying through their texts? “People are more likely to lie through texts than other forms of communication, such as video chats and face-to-face interactions, a new study suggests. A new study […]

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readings in psychology for 20th November 2011

Here is what I am reading today: how to shrink your brain ” Marijuana use can lead to a loss of brain volume in individuals who are at risk of developing schizophrenia, new research shows. “It is now accepted by […]

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