Monday, September 23, 2013

New posts on www.ionpsych.com

This fall, I am teaching a graduate seminar on speaking/writing for general audiences. As part of the class, students blog at www.ionpsych.com. Each week, I'll provide a short summary of the latest posts.


The latest posts on www.ionpsych.com

Anna Popova  explains why individual and group decisions are treated differently by researchers studying decision making (and why they shouldn't be).

Jim Monti examines how your diet might affect your risk of Alzheimer's disease.

Aldis Sipolins covers how you might improve your video game playing (and learning in general) by applying direct current to your head. 

Emily Hankosky describes a breakthrough study that might change how people have children in the not-too-distant future.

Judy Chiu argues that stress isn't inherently bad for you - what matters is how you think about stress.