Monthly Archives: December 2010

readings in psychology for december 28 2011

Here are a few stories I have found interesting: severe impulsivity is genetic? “A multinational research team led by scientists at the National Institutes of Health has found that a genetic variant of a brain receptor molecule may contribute to […]

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readings in psychology for christmas day

Here are a few readings: neuroimaging and dyslexics “Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have used sophisticated brain imaging to predict with 90 percent accuracy which teenagers with dyslexia would improve their reading skills over time.” men and […]

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readings in psychology for december 22 2010

Here is what I am reading today: genetics of brain diseases “Scientists have isolated a set of proteins that accounts for over 130 brain diseases, including diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsies and forms of autism and learning […]

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readings in psychology for december 17th 2010

Here are a few items for today: beauty sleep?? “To investigate whether sleep deprived people are perceived as less healthy, less attractive, and more tired than after a normal night’s sleep.” during a fight, how do you perceive your partner’s […]

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readings in psychology for december 14th 2010

here are a few readings for today: what mom’s eat can affect their baby’s brain “Pregnant and nursing mothers have new reason to eat well, suggests a new study. Flavors in a mom’s diet shape her baby’s brain, the study […]

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