Monday, 10 March 2008

Behind the news

Connecting you to the psychological science behind the news:

Prozac, used by 40m people, does not work say scientists (The Guardian).
Anti-depressants 'no better than dummy pills' (Daily Telegraph).

Link to the journal source (open access).
Link to the lead author.

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How dream of reading someone's mind may soon become a reality (The Independent).
Test shows possibility to see what others do (Reuters).

Link to journal source.
Link to lead author.

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Happiness Is In The Genes, Say Scottish Scientists (Daily Record).
Genes 'play key happiness role' (BBC News Online).

Link to journal source.
Link to lead author.

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Scientists discover way to reverse loss of memory (The Independent).
Memory restoration breakthrough offers hope of Alzheimer's treatment (The Times).

Link to journal source.
Link to lead author.

1 comment:

LemmusLemmus said...

For those interested, there is a lot of critical analysis of the first study you mention on this blog (not mine):

http://pyjamasinbananas.blogspot.com/

In short, she (?) says the study is all wrong.

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