Posts filed under: Teaching Psychology

readings in psychology for 29 january 2014 @PsychScience

Here is what I am reading today: why do we come together in groups? “Humans are very social. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors had neither fearsome claws or teeth, so posed little threat to other species. Groups of humans working together, however, […]

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readings in psychology for 3 december 2013 #PsychScience

  Here is what I am reading today: How our eyes anticipate “Conjuring up a visual image in the mind—like a sunny day or a night sky—has a corresponding effect on the size of our pupils, as if we were […]

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readings in psychology for 30 october 2013 @PsychScience

Here is what I am reading today: good for the brain! (video gaming!) “Video gaming causes increases in the brain regions responsible for spatial orientation, memory formation and strategic planning as well as fine motor skills. This has been shown […]

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readings in psychology for 14 october 2013 @PsychScience

Here is what we are reading today: the ICEMAN’S DNA in some modern Austrians “Their relationship was established through DNA analysis by scientists from the Institute of Legal Medicine at Innsbruck Medical University. The men have not been told about […]

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readings in psychology for 11 october 2013 @PsychScience

  Here is what I am reading today: teaching an elephant to point?? “”By showing that African elephants spontaneously understand human pointing, without any training to do so, we have shown that the ability to understand pointing is not uniquely […]

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