Monday, 17 September 2007

Elsewhere

What are the long-term effects of weed? Three experts provide their view.

TV is good for you. Article discusses research showing cable TV is having an empowering effect on women in rural India.

Stop this idiocy now. Opinion piece attacks the worth of research comparing men and women's colour preferences.

Interview with intuition expert Gerd Gigerenzer, who has a new book out: 'Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious' (free registration required).

Child psychologist Tanya Byron explains why she won't be making any more TV parenting programmes.

The nocebo effect: how expecting something will make you sick, can make you sick.

The effect of video games on cognition.

Is it possible to have too much ambition at work?

We have become a more vengeful and punitive society (opinion piece).

How to write effective emails (book review).

The effect on a couple's relationship when one person develops a mental illness (podcast).

Steve Pinker is on tour promoting his new book, The Stuff of Thought, and in Oct will be in several towns in the UK.

The sanity of hiring the mentally ill - how Hire-Ability in San Francisco helps poor people with mental illness into employment.
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