Thursday, 27 May 2010

Extras

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

Snappy 'in brief' journal articles are becoming more popular in psychology - how often are they cited compared with standard length articles?

Just what is it about the view of city skylines at night that makes them so alluring.

The reward of near-misses may underlie problem gambling (via Neurophilosophy).

First Person Experience of Body Transfer in Virtual Reality.

Phineas Gage made a surprisingly good psychosocial recovery.

Maybe weather doesn't affect mood after all (via MindHacks.com).

The development of the understanding of embarrassment in children.

Vitalizing effects of being outdoors and in nature.

Patients' experiences of hospital clothing.

Instructing suspects to maintain eye contact can help distinguish liars from truth-tellers.

But I'm No Bigot: How Prejudiced White Americans Maintain Unprejudiced Self-Images.

2 comments:

  1. Anonymous7:17 pm

    Hmmm-would have thought the research on who considers themselves a bigot might resonate in BRitain9which of course has none) after the recent election kerfluffle.

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