Monthly Archives: December 2011

a new way to teach Psychology

  John Cacioppo and I are proud to introduce our new textbook:  Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind. This is not your typical ‘modular’ textbook that treats each topic as a separate, stand-alone unit. In the spirit of the great […]

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readings in psychology for 27 december 2011

Readings for today: neuron growth turn signals “A new paper scheduled for publication in the January issue of Nature Photonics describes the use of spinning microparticles to direct the growth of nerve fiber, a discovery that could allow for directed […]

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readings in psychology for 21st december 2011

Here is what I am reading today: are they lying through their texts? “People are more likely to lie through texts than other forms of communication, such as video chats and face-to-face interactions, a new study suggests. A new study […]

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sharing happiness this season

In the holiday season, we all should share some joy and happiness. My daughter Kristin is engaged to a wonderful man, Scott. All the happiness to you. Laura

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readings for 19 december 2011

Here are some of the things I am reading today: the e-book revolution “Winter is the perfect time to crack open and leaf through the pages of a new book, while you sip hot cocoa by the fireside. With the […]

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