Psychology News – 18 August, 2017

Brain regions most likely to cause epilepsy seizures Mind & Brain News -- ScienceDaily Scientists have developed a new way to detect which areas of the brain contribute most greatly to epilepsy seizures, according to a new study. The strategy could help surgeons select specific brain areas for removal to stop seizures.... _____________ Three Ways [...]

Psychology News – 17 August, 2017

Careers for Data-Oriented People Psychology Today / by Marty Nemko Ph.D. Source: DARPA, Public Domain Career contentment depends less on a career’s "coolness" than on whether it matches your core ability: words, people, data, or hands-on. To that end, here is the third in a four-part series. In this installment, I offer a brief introduction to some [...]

Psychology News – 16 August, 2017

Careers for People People Psychology Today / by Marty Nemko Ph.D. Source: Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain Career contentment depends less on a career’s “coolness’ than on whether it matches your core ability: words, people, data, or hands-on. To that end, here is the second in a four-part series. In this installment, I offer brief introductions to some [...]

Psychology News – 15 August, 2017

Four Reasons Women Cheat on Their Partners Psychology Today / by Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. Being faithful to your partner may seem like the most obvious and important promise you can make when you make a commitment to be together. Perhaps it is for this reason that infidelity is such a significant contributor to divorce , right [...]

Psychology News – 14 August, 2017

Why expensive wine appears to taste better: It's the price tag Psychology Research News Price labels influence our liking of wine: The same wine tastes better to participants when it is labeled with a higher price tag. Scientists have discovered that the decision-making and motivation center in the brain plays a pivotal role in such [...]

Psychology News – 13 August, 2017

Diversity Includes Intellectual Diversity Psychology Today / by Glenn Geher Ph.D. Source: Reagan Ilunga / Pixabay Disappointed with a corporate culture that provides special opportunities and programming for some select groups of people, James Damore, an engineer who, until recently, was employed by Google, sent around a memo expressing his concerns - and providing some suggestions on [...]