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Personality research: A bright spot in the midst of psychology’s ‘replication crisis’

Christian Jarrett | 
While psychology has been mired in a “replication crisis” recently – based on the failure of contemporary researchers to recreate ...
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Are students harmed when their teachers believe in ‘neuromyths’?

Christian Jarrett | 
Educational neuromyths include the idea that we learn more effectively when taught via our preferred “learning style”, such as auditory ...
Chess grandmasters live longer—just like elite athletes

Chess grandmasters live longer—just like elite athletes

Christian Jarrett | 
It’s well established that elite athletes have a longer life expectancy than the general public. A recent review of over 50 studies ...
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Caffeine more than a morning boost? It may increase brain’s ‘useful anarchy’ and ‘processing capacity’

Christian Jarrett | 
“[B]rain entropy” – intense complexity and irregular variability in brain activity from one moment to the next, [is] marked by greater ...
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Boys’ and girls’ brains are different as early as 1 month of age

Alex Fradera | 
On average, men and women differ psychologically in small but reliable ways, such as in personality, interests, and cognitive performance, but the basis ...
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Are atheists smarter than religious people?

Emma Young | 
Of course, there are examples of extremely intelligent individuals with strong religious convictions. But various studies have found that, on ...
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Self control a limited resource? Ego depletion theory gets a boost

Christian Jarrett | 
For years, “ego depletion” has been a dominant theory in the study of self control. This is the intuitive idea ...
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Brain myths: Views about neuroscience are mostly wrong—even among many scientists

Christian Jarrett | 
A new US survey published in Frontiers in Psychology finds that belief in brain myths remains widespread, and moreover, that extensive education in neuroscience ...

Psychologist Oliver James claims genes do not influence behavior

Stuart J. Ritchie | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. “What”, asks clinical psychologist ...