Psychology In the News
- March 17, 2016
A new study shows that activation cells in the dentate gyrus via optogenetics can restore memories in mice models of Alzheimer's. In other words: memories may not completely disappear with Alzheimer's, they just become harder to recall.
- March 11, 2016
Winter brain changes may have more cognitive benefits and fewer effects on mood than we thought!
- October 16, 2015
Researchers attempted to replicate the findings of 100 social science studies, but few passed the test. What are the implications for the methods of psychological research? Read more in this New York Times story.
- April 13, 2015
An interesting article about our use of Google and other search engines from US News and World Report. The original article was published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.
- March 26, 2015
Are we becoming mental 'couch potatoes'? Read about preliminary studies regarding our extensive use of smartphones here.
- March 4, 2015
This may just help you sleep better tonight!
- February 23, 2015
Increasingly used in research, platforms like Mechanical Turk pose new ethical dilemmas.
- February 11, 2015
Very interesting article about gender bias in the workforce.
Did our grade school teachers impact our future careers?
Full article from APA here.
- January 8, 2015
An interesting article about Nancy Segal, Ph.D. She studies twins and was a part of the Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart.
Read the full article from APA here.