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“Neuromarketing”?!!

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On the popularity of “neuromarketing”:

http://neurocritic.blogspot.com/2010/02/neuromarketing-neurology-of-facebook.html

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September 11, 2010 at 6:41 pm

The commonness of freak occurrences

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Great piece on how apparently freaky events really aren’t that freaky

http://www.badscience.net/2010/02/guns-dont-kill-people-puppies-do/

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September 11, 2010 at 6:39 pm

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Sex addiction?

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Nice piece on why the notion of sex addiction is nonsense:

http://www.drpetra.co.uk/blog/on-tiger-woods-the-media-and-sex-addiction/

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September 11, 2010 at 6:38 pm

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Psychology’s reputation

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September 11, 2010 at 6:38 pm

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“Psychologist says…”

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“Psychologist says…”, a common media device, but seldom with any validity.

http://www.mindhacks.com/blog/2009/11/psychologist_says.html

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September 11, 2010 at 6:37 pm

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Drug company lobbying

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A piece on the power of drug company lobbying. Remember this when you hear about the latest miracle drug

http://www.badscience.net/2009/05/elsevier-get-into-fanzines/

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September 11, 2010 at 6:35 pm

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Medicalisation in the media

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On the problem of medicalisation, and how the media distorts its coverage:

http://www.badscience.net/2007/05/given-the-choice-id-have-the-miracle-pill-story/

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September 11, 2010 at 6:32 pm

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