Wednesday, 7 September 2011


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

The neural correlates of aesthetic appreciation: "We present here the most comprehensive analysis to date of neuroaesthetic processing ..."

Why do we take such a lenient view of white-collar criminals?

A forum on mirror neuron research.

The effect of neuroimaging and other evidence on jurors' decision making. "Overall, neuroscience-based evidence was found to be more persuasive than psychological and anecdotal family history evidence."

Littering in Context: Personal and Environmental Predictors of Littering Behavior.

Psychology at the gym: Treadmill Experience Alters Treadmill Effects on Perceived Visual Motion.

The Enigma of Number: Why Children Find the Meanings of Even Small Number Words Hard to Learn and How We Can Help Them Do Better.

Power Increases Infidelity Among Men and Women.

Synaesthetic Associations Decrease During Infancy.

Personality and gang embeddedness.

Heaven It's My Wife! Male Canaries Conceal Extra-Pair Courtships but Increase Aggressions When Their Mate Watches.

Do children really recover better? Neurobehavioural plasticity after early brain insult.

Post compiled by Christian Jarrett for the BPS Research Digest.

1 comment:

London Counselling said...

Some of these topics look interesting and worthwhile--others just seem so off-the-wall that I'm not surprised that they were rejected. I know there's a lot of pressure to publish, but you'd think that these people could come up with topics of more relevant interest.

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