One reader writes: "I just finished taking the research methods quiz , and I think the answers to two of the questions might be wrong. On the one question, I am thinking that the weakest relationship is indicated by -0.74 (c), and not +0.10 (a) as given in the quiz answers. For the other question, I am thinking that the strongest relationship is indicated by +0.79 (b), and not -0.98 (d) as given in the quiz answers. Or maybe I am simply missing a point." ... Read Full Post
Procrastination is one of those things that even the most well-organized and punctual fall victim to at some point or another. Think about the last time you found yourself watching television when you really should have been doing homework. While common, procrastination can have a detrimental impact on your life, including your grades. ... Read Full Post
Source: Social Psychology Network News Social psychologist Jack Glaser, Associate Dean at the University of California-Berkeley School of Public Policy, has called on the Governor of Missouri to remove Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch from the Michael Brown case on the basis of research on implicit racial bias. When McCulloch was a boy, his father, a police officer, was shot to death by a black man—an event that would make it difficult for to McCulloch avoid implicit bias,...
Source: ScienceDaily An association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been observed in people with different genetic backgrounds. These findings support the link between immune-mediated mechanisms and development of eating disorders.