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 A number of questions may come to mind when picking shellfish from a menu. Is it safe to eat? How was it sourced? But not many of us would think to ask: did it die a painful death? Perhaps we should. New research published in the Journal of Experimental Biology shows that crabs can learn to avoid electric shocks
Source: The Guardian Having a double dose of a gene that boosts levels of serotonin appears to increase students’ chances of romance Chinese scientists claim to have found a gene variant that nudges up the odds of university students being in romantic relationships. They found that students who inherited two copies of the gene type were more likely to have a romantic partner than other students. The researchers put the effect down to the influence that the gene...