Monday, 20 September 2010

Extras

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

A little self-doubt can benefit sporting performance (for skipping, at least).

Meta-analysis shows job satisfaction and pay are only weakly related.

Brain-damaged patient who displays disproportionate difficulty producing verbs compared with nouns.

Photograph-induced memory errors.

Camaraderie protects fire-fighters from effects of stress.

The emergence of collective memories.

The parental behaviours that affect junior tennis player performance.

Questions raised about the idea that creativity resides in the right-side of the brain. Via MindHacks.

The fear and pain associated with committing suicide prevent many people from fulfilling their suicidal thoughts - these barriers may be weakened in people with combat experience, placing them at increased risk.

A new technique for inducing false memories.

Mental time travel in animals.

1 comment:

Rob Keery said...

The article selected above on a 'Brain-damaged patient who displays disproportionate difficulty producing verbs compared with nouns' is now free to read online in full. Click here to go straight through to the full text.

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