Thursday, 29 October 2009

Extras

Eye-catching studies that didn't make the final cut:

Wooah ... how babies learn to walk down slopes.

They may have come in for some recent criticism regarding their carbon pawprints, but elsewhere yet another previously untapped canine skill has been revealed - the ability to understand that iconic replicas stand for real objects.

In the psychiatrist's chair: in-depth interviews reveal how 22 neurologists understand conversion disorder.

Psychoanalysis for kids - does it work?

Neuroculture: neuroscientific knowledge is not solely constrained within laboratories, but readily captures the attention of the public at large.

People's attitudes explain their willingness, or not, to seek help for depression.

Rethinking NIMBYism: The role of place attachment and place identity in explaining place-protective action.

What ever became of Little Albert?

What does having a fertility problem mean for couples?


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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Whatever the theory could be there might be some good reasons to avoid to "seek appropriate help" for depression, namely depression has a positive evolutionary adapted side.

Non related, the link to "Rethinking NIMBYism: The role of place attachment and place identity in explaining place-protective action" is screwed (I corrected it here), you must remove the "&CRETRY=1&SRETRY=0" trailing words from the URL.
This is due to a wrong script design from Wiley, not your bad :-)

Digest said...

Hi anon,
thanks for that. I've corrected the link.
And thanks for the pointer to that interesting research.

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