Monthly Archives: January 2012

a NEW way to Teach & think about Psychology!

John Cacioppo and I are proud to introduce our new textbook: Discovering Psychology: The Science of Mind. ( March 2012) This is not your typical ‘modular’ textbook that treats each topic as a separate, stand-alone unit. In the spirit of […]

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psychology for 31 January 2012

Here is what I am reading today: cognitive behavioral therapy “… I believe it’s important for patients to know what to expect in a typical cognitive behavior therapy session, not only so they can assess the treatment they’re receiving, but […]

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readings in psychology for 26 January 2012

Here is what I am reading today: brain imagine the hallucinating brain “Brain scans of people under the influence of the psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, have given scientists the most detailed picture to date of how psychedelic […]

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UPDATES in psychology for 23 January 2012

Here is what I am reading today: enhancing cognition “A program designed to boost cognition in older adults also increased their openness to new experiences, researchers report, demonstrating for the first time that a non-drug intervention in older adults can […]

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UPDATE in psychology for 18 January 2012

Here is what I am reading today: repair your brain with microchips? “Stroke and Parkinson’s Disease patients may benefit from a controversial experiment that implanted microchips into lab rats. Scientists say the tests produced effective results in brain damage research. […]

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