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: APA Monitor One of social psychology's most famous studies is now a dramatic film. "The Stanford Prison Experiment" debuted at the annual Sundance Film Festival for independent and documentary films, held Jan. 22–Feb. 1 in Park City, Utah. The film won the Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize, a $20,000 award presented by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to honor a movie about science. The film also earned the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award.
Source: ScienceDaily Limp or firm, your handshake conveys subliminal social cues. Now, research reveals it also transmits chemical signals that could explain why the greeting evolved in the first place.