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December 1, 2010

readings in psychology for december 1st 2010

Filed under: a current story,behavioral neuroscience,Biological Psychology,Psychology — Laura Freberg @ 10:37 am

the illusion of a shallow pool at the Hearst Castle

Here are a few readings for today:

“Researchers have found that the naturally-occurring hormone and neurotransmitter oxytocin intensifies men’s memories of their mother’s affections during childhood. The study was published November 29 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.”

College students who exhibit narcissistic tendencies are more likely than fellow students to cheat on exams and assignments, a new study shows.”

“New research by University of Minnesota psychologists shows how social support benefits are maximized when provided “invisibly” — that is without the support recipient being aware that they are receiving it.”

“Through an innovative use of cell phone records, researchers at UCLA, the University of Miami and Cal State, Fullerton, have found that women appear to avoid contact with their fathers during ovulation.”


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It is not a lack of love,
but a lack of friendship
that makes unhappy marriages
-------- Nietzsche

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