Monthly Archives: October 2011

Some people really should know better…

As Professor of synaptic pharmacology at Oxford University, Baroness Susan Greenfield is likely to know a thing or two about Brain function Basic Scientific Method In a number of press articles over the last 2 months, she has been touting … Continue reading

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Panorama – Addicted to Games

So, as part of the Body Language material we were asked to look at a Panorama Episode from last year about computer gaming. The piece we were looking at was a small snippet about a boy who apparently loses his … Continue reading

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Love me, love my iPhone?

Ok, so this might be more Neuroscience than Psychology but it still demonstrates the disparity between seemingly scientific articles in the popular press, in the case the New York Times, and the actual science behind the reporting. The article describes … Continue reading

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