Monthly Archives: January 2014

Draganich, C., & Erdal, K. (2014). Placebo Sleep Affects Cognitive Functioning.

  Hi Everyone, Thought this might be an interesting read; Draganich and Erdal (2014)  suggest that the knowledge of sleep quality, can result in a placebo affect on your state of mind and cognition. http://www.theage.com.au/lifestyle/diet-and-fitness/its-the-thought-that-counts-with-sleep-20140129-31mv3.html Abstract only- http://psycnet.apa.org/psycinfo/2014-01016-001/  

Now recruiting participants!!

Hi all, I am now recruiting participants for the first study of my thesis. I am looking for anyone between the ages of 18-30 to participate in a focus group  to discuss general topics around what makes young adults vulnerable…

Messaging and privacy

Apparently I have been living under a rock and missed learning about the many different options for messaging in a smartphone world. So while I use Skype rarely and Facebook chat a bit more often, I am still mostly an…

The R programming language

As a follow up to this week’s meeting, the R programming language is a free statistical programing/data analysis language. You can download the latest version for free from the Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN) http://cran.r-project.org/   To get R on…