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A Week to Be Nice: Force Festive Feelings for this Holiday Season by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By P. Getty Since it’s the week of Christmas, my wife’s favorite holiday in December, I’ve been forced to promise not to write anything “negative” or “angry” fo ... Read on »
The season for reason by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By, Adam K. Fetterman “ This Season, Celebrate REASON ”, reads an American Atheists billboard by the Lincoln Tunnel. This is another in a long line of billboards and s ... Read on »
Cyber attacks: A unique threat to national security by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Kevin R. Betts Political discussions about national security most commonly focus on threats of violence, such as those posed by nuclear programs in North Korea an ... Read on »
Collective Action and Student Protests by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Erica Zaiser Most are aware of the mass protests that have been taking place in London over government plans to increase university student fees. Some people have ... Read on »
The First Installment of a 2, 3 or 4 Part Series (I’m Not Sure Which) of: I’m Pissed! by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By P. Getty A recent article by DeWall, Deckman, Gailliot and Bushman (2010) present evidence indicating that glucose levels in the brain are related to violent and ... Read on »
Belief in the supernatural creates false memories in kids. by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By, Adam K. Fetterman In my previous post I gave a possible explanation of why so called “paranormal researchers” or “ghost hunters” attribute randomness to the paranorm ... Read on »
On the effectiveness of intergroup apologies by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Kevin R. Betts A common theme of my previous posts concerns intergroup conflict and its resolution. Some conflicts I have examined include clashes in Bangkok betw ... Read on »
Sexy Anxiety Relief or New Anti-Terrorism Measures: TSA promises to “Love you... by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By P. Getty For those not in the know, the rumors are true, they’re giving away free erotic rub-downs at 69—um, gigity—of the US’s largest airports. Unlucky for me, ... Read on »
Essay Writer for Hire- Who is worse, the cheater or the enabler? by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Erica Zaiser If you haven’t read this yet, you should. It is the story of a man (using the alias Ed Dante) who writes essays and exams for students in higher educ ... Read on »
That is probably not a ghost, it’s probably just randomness. by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By, Adam K. Fetterman Poster design by Gravillis Inc. A recent trend in cable television is paranormal investigation shows. For example, the SyFy channel has ... Read on »
Are you aware of your partner’s secret STD? by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Kevin R. Betts “Don’t wait until you’re naked in bed with someone to tell them you have an STD.” This is legitimate advice from therapist and relationship ex ... Read on »
The Wiley Blackwell Exchanges: Wellbeing Conference is About to Start by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Image by Noodle snacks (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/) We are very excited to announce that on November 15th 2010 (just a few days from now) the Wiley Blackwell Excha ... Read on »
The Squares Win: An Obituary to California’s Prop 19 and Oregon’s Measure 74 by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health According to Kemberg (2010), completing the process of mourning can take up to two years, but when we are done, our reality could be permanently altered, sometimes for t ... Read on »
Free Special Issue: Papers from the 2009 Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health We are delighted to announce the publication of a Special Issue made up of papers presented at the 2009 Compass Interdisciplinary Virtual Conference . The following pape ... Read on »
Jesus made me vote that way. by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By, Adam K. Fetterman It is Election Day 2010 and there are a variety of motivations people have to vote and how to vote. Many are angry and some are anxious and uneas ... Read on »
“I just don’t trust you with that accent”: Non-native speakers and the... by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Erica Zaiser The other day I was at a pub quiz and a question had been asked which I didn’t know the answer to. While discussing possible answers, one team member ... Read on »
Targeting terrorist capability versus intent by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By Kevin R. Betts Late last week, two Chicago-addressed packages containing hidden bombs were shipped out of Yemen by an unknown source. The packages successfully pr ... Read on »
More BS From The BCS: The Oregon Ducks Get Shafted Again! by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Of course my wife would never agree with me—she’s less of a Notre Dame fan than she is an ardent despiser of the Ducks—but as the title of this little rant indicate ... Read on »
Breast augmentation and female sexuality by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health The Daily Star and Daily Mail recently ran articles speculating whether Coleen Rooney had had a ‘boob job’. According to the Daily Star, apparently ‘Wayne splashed out £ ... Read on »
Homer is just like me! by Social Psychology Eye Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By, Adam K. Fetterman Catholicism has not had a good last couple years/decades. This has been particularly true recently with the scandals involving the pope and child a ... Read on »