Monthly Archives: May 2011

readings in psychology for may 31st 2011

Here is what I am reading today: train your brain “In an award address on May 28 at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in Washington, D.C., University of Michigan psychologist John Jonides presented new findings showing […]

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our aps convention pictures in washington, dc #aps2011dc

Kristin and Karen were the lead authors and presented at APS: “Reverse-Engineering Leadership: Deconstructing Perceptions of Personality in Generals, SMIs ( social media influencers) and CEOs.” The question Karen wanted to explore was SMI’s, Kristin wanted to look at Generals […]

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readings in psychology for may 28th 2011 #aps2011dc

Here are some readings for today: common cause found for autism “For decades, autism researchers have faced a baffling riddle: how to unravel a disorder that leaves no known physical trace as it develops in the brain.” the positive effects […]

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social media in the classroom at nitop convention jan 3rd #aps2011dc

I always enjoy talking about the teaching of  psychology, although I find that even after thirty years in front of the classroom,  I continue to agree with William James’s comment: “Psychology is a science, teaching is an art.” A hundred […]

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readings in psychology for may 27th 2011 #aps2011dc

Here is what i am reading today: population genetics and shared ancestries “In a paper titled “The History of African Gene Flow into Southern Europeans, Levantines and Jews,” published in PLoS Genetics, HMS Associate Professor of Genetics David Reich and […]

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