Monday, 6 December 2010

Extras

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

Is exposure therapy appropriate for use with older adults? 'The current case study details a course of prolonged exposure (PE) therapy in an 88-year-old, World War II veteran, diagnosed with PTSD'.

Do Babies Learn From Baby Media?

Psychological aspects of the integration of women into combat roles.

Investigating the subtly different facial expressions associated with the positive emotions of interest, pride, pleasure, and joy.

Fathers, like mothers, show a bias for holding babies on the left side of their bodies.

Playing Tetris, but not a pub quiz, helped reduce traumatic flash backs.

Women apologise more than men because they have a lower threshold for what constitutes an offensive act.

A systematic review of the benefits of giving babies a daily massage.

Evidence for a weak version of the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis - language properties affect children's number processing.

A 'values affirmation' task helped boost female college students' performance in a physics class, especially those who endorsed the stereotype that men are typically better at physics than women.

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