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Five mini book reviews:  – Daniel Willingham

http://www.amazon.com/review/R115YBHMM18J48/ref=cm_cr_dp_title?ie=UTF8&ASIN=0300166311&nodeID=283155&store=books via Five mini book reviews:  – Daniel Willingham. Note the somewhat unenthusiastic response to dana boyd, and there is also a link in the comments to this review and comments on this review. I didn’t see that boyd’s work…

Can you spot a psychopath?

Can you spot a psychopath?. At heart, Hare’s test is simple: a list of 20 criteria, each given a score of 0 (if it doesn’t apply to the person), 1 (if it partially applies) or 2 (if it fully applies).…

Dread risk and secondary data analysis

A few meetings back this article/concept came up in discussion and I promised I would post about it for the group. Gigerenzer, G. (2004). Dread risk, September 11, and fatal traffic accidents. Psychological science, 15(4), 286-287. doi: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2004.00668.x There are…

Online Images/Text – Young People

I would like your opinions on a sensitive and questionable issue that i have come across in my research. As you know, I’m focusing on attention seeking behaviours online. These behaviours are often displayed through photographs of the self (“selfies”),…

Woman Murdered in Melbourne on Monday

Lucy – The first 2 sentences of this article reminded me immediately of your review paper! Sadly another case to add to your media review. http://www.kingstribune.com/index.php/weekly-email/item/1849-woman-brutally-murdered-in-inner-melbourne