Monthly Archives: November 2010

readings in psychology for november 29th 2010

does sex matter… and other silly questions “Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that differs between the sexes in terms of age at onset, symptomatology, response to medication, and structural brain abnormalities. Now, a new study from the Université de Montréal […]

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readings in psychology for november 28th 2010

Here are a few readings for today: why do dogs have bigger brains than cats? Answer: because they are sociable “Over millions of years dogs have developed bigger brains than cats because highly social species of mammals need more brain […]

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readings in psychology for november 27th 2010

Here are a few readings after Thanksgiving! when a male (fish) loses a fight, his female (fish) loses interest. “In experiments with African cichlid fish, the scientists discovered that when a female shows a preference for a particular male, but […]

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readings in psychology for november 25th 2010

Here are a few readings for Thanksgiving: animals are getting fatter , too! “It’s no secret that obesity has become an epidemic in humans — among American adults, nearly one in three is obese, defined as having a Body Mass […]

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Readings in psychology for november 23rd 2010

Here are a few stories for today: chubby? You probably don’t know it! “A startling number of overweight and normal weight women of reproductive age inaccurately perceive their body weight, affecting their weight-related behaviors and making many vulnerable to cardiovascular […]

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