Posts filed under: General Psychology

The Many Meanings of Theory

There is no question that English can be a complicated, confusing language. I have a great deal of respect for those who master English as a second language. Not only do we have different ways to pronounce things like “ough” […]

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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 […]

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The Things We Do to Write Textbooks….

You’ve all probably seen and read about “the dress,” or the color constancy phenomenon than not only launched a viral reaction but promoted a special edition of The Journal of Vision. Of course, we are going to include this in our new […]

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Butterflies and Taste Aversion

I haven’t had much time in between working on my three books this year to post many original blogs, but I just couldn’t pass this up. One of the most important things I do during textbook revisions is fact check […]

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readings in psychology for 24 february 2017 #psychology #intropsych #biopsych #PsychScience

What we are reading today! so who are you most like… mom or dad? “Most kids say they love their mom and dad equally, but there are times when even the best prefers one parent over the other. The same […]

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