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Psychologists in the media

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A good piece from the Guardian’s Lay Scientist blog on the ethics (or lack thereof) of psychologists who appear in the media passing comments on celebrities they’ve never met:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-lay-scientist/2010/nov/17/1

Written by daijones

November 18, 2010 at 11:58 pm

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Gender in pop psychology

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Nice piece in the Guardian on the popularity of gender difference claims in pop psychology, and the absence of firm evidence for the same:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/nov/14/women-men-differences-science-stereotypes

Written by daijones

November 16, 2010 at 2:15 am