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America’s Mood Map: Geographical Psychology

America’s Mood Map: Geographical Psychology “West Virginia is the most neurotic state, Utah is the most agreeable and the folks of Wisconsin are the country’s most extroverted, a new study … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Never Forget: events and memory

Today is 9/11, the anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers (World Trade Center) in NYC, the Pentagon, and UA Flight 93 that crashed in Shanksville, PA. Today in … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Smell Of Fresh Baked Bread & Kindness… and media hype

The smell of freshly baked bread may have positive effects, including making us nicer to strangers. According to the Daily Mail, researchers at the University of Southern Brittany in France … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chocolate tastes better when you’re dieting

Chocolate tastes better when you’re dieting I came across this article after it was posted on LinkedIn in a consumer research group forum. That makes for a great story! Food … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Problem with Pseudoscience: a word on Sensa and the like

Back in grad school I was a TA for an Intro to Psychology course for a pretty awesome professor.  He really stressed that he wanted the students to learn how … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 5 Comments

Is “fear” contagious? Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions

Is “fear” contagious? Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions I new article just came out of Psychological Science: Chemosignals Communicate Human Emotions Can humans communicate emotional states via chemical signals? In the … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Which professions have the most psychopaths? The fewest?

Which professions have the most psychopaths? The fewest? A friend of mine posted this on Facebook and I just had to blog it. Don’t you feel safer already with CEOs, … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · Leave a comment




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