Saturday, February 14, 2009

Psych in the news

Should scientists study race and IQ? No, society and science do not befit. Yes, the scientific truth must be pursued. (Nature)

The truth is, spotting a lie isn't as easy as it looks. (Washington Post)

Sensors help keep the elderly safe, and at home. (NY Times) [Slate calls is Lojack for people.]

Jonah Lehrer says diet soda's not our friend; the brain doesn't like to be tricked. (Science Blogs)

Toronto's holding the world's first (?) music concert accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing. (Boing Boing)

How your looks betray your personality. (New Scientist)

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