Category Archive: social psychology

The Brain as Interweb

Many people are worried that too much internet use has been altering their thinking patterns. A villainous Cyberspace has been accused of shortening our attention span, eliminating our memorization skills, and overloading us… Continue reading

Decision Science

Decision science is a safer way to say “neuroeconomics” without evoking the revulsion associated with Wall Street or the advertising industry. Basically, it’s an attempt to predict what people will do. The most… Continue reading

happiness science

Selective attention is one way to be happy according to The Daily Beast‘s recent post (here) about optimists who were placed in an MRI machine to determine how their brains function. The neurology… Continue reading

Love-Addicted

Have you ever wondered why people behave so irrationally in love?    Or even how love leads to violent attachment for some couples? One reason has to do with the brain substrates of… Continue reading

Personality Wars

Grumpy                                                                 … Continue reading