Monthly Archives: April 2011

readings in psychology

Here is what I am reading today: what’s in a jazz musician’s brain? “The ability to discriminate spontaneous from planned (rehearsed) behaviour is important when inferring others’ intentions in everyday situations, for example, when judging whether someone’s behaviour is calculated […]

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readings in psychology for april 28th 2011

Here is what I am reading today: 75 % are very satisfied with daily family life “Family life remains highly satisfying for most Americans. Three-quarters are very satisfied with their family life, and 19% are somewhat satisfied. Fewer than one-in-ten […]

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readings in psychology for april 26th 2011

Here is what I am reading today: IQ and what it measures “Kids who score higher on IQ tests will, on average, go on to do better in conventional measures of success in life: academic achievement, economic success, even greater […]

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readings in psychology for april 25th 2011

Here is what I am reading today: predicting a panic in the crowd “Recent crowd disasters, such as those seen in 2006 during the annual pilgrimage to Mecca and in 2010 at the Love Parade in Duisburg, have underlined the […]

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readings in psychology for april 22 2011

Here is what I am reading today: childhood music lessons and brain functioning “Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later – even for those who no longer play an instrument – by keeping the mind sharper as people […]

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