Monthly Archives: December 2013

Time, Money, and Morality (and p-Hacking?)

Rolf Zwaan (@RolfZwaan) posts on his blog: “A paper that is in press in Psychological Science tests the hypothesis that priming someone with the concept of time makes them cheat less than someone who is not thusly primed….have four experiments, each with their key … Continue reading

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Are women turned off by sexy adverts for cheap products?

Matt Craddock (@Matt_Craddock) takes a long hard look at a recent Psych Science paper about sexual content in advertising, wrapped up in some good old fashioned evolutionary psychology on what women probably want from sex. Vohs, K. D., Sengupta, J, … Continue reading

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Does a baby’s eye gaze really predict future autism?

Early detection of autism has been a dream of research in this field for a long time; early detection opens the door to early intervention, which in turn may offer opportunities to mitigate the consequences of autism. A recent Nature … Continue reading

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