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Here are all the blog posts on this site:

  • 18/07/2013:

    PredPol – Predicting crime through data mining

  • 16/07/2013:

    Is obesity actually a marker for an underlying condition?

  • 09/04/2013:

    Richard Feynman on thinking processes.

  • 08/04/2013:

    Alan Wallace on scientific dogmatism and materialism

  • 08/04/2013:

    The case for a strengths-based approach in the workplace

  • 07/04/2013:

    The Lost Genius of Irrationality: Rory Sutherland at TEDxOxford

  • 07/04/2013:

    Self-help guru channels an alien being from another dimension to talk about Star Trek.

  • 06/04/2013:

    The Neuroscience of Alzheimer’s Disease

  • 06/04/2013:

    Daphne Bavelier gives a nice overview of the cognitive benefits of video games

  • 05/04/2013:

    Opinions on free will by Steven Pinker, Michio Kaku, Sam Harris, Dan Dennett, Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss

  • 05/04/2013:

    Star Trek will become a reality by 2050, says man who channels spirits

  • 23/01/2013:

    The problem with the gaming/cognitive functioning link

  • 12/12/2012:

    How to improve social anxiety by training your attention

  • 27/09/2012:

    Psychic powers, the collective consciousness and publication bias (and Ben Goldacre)

  • 20/09/2012:

    6 ways that the influence of Facebook has changed our lives

  • 16/09/2012:

    Is porn bad for you?

  • 13/09/2012:

    Evolution has no goal

  • 28/06/2012:

    How do pain killers work?

  • 27/06/2012:

    Is food addictive?

  • 08/05/2012:

    What is synesthesia like?

  • 22/04/2012:

    How to dance according to science (includes videos!)

  • 21/04/2012:

    Can being an expert undermine your performance?

  • 19/04/2012:

    Is it better to use pictures or words when learning languages?

  • 13/04/2012:

    3D Printing – A new form of life?

  • 11/04/2012:

    Your brain on your brain on

  • 10/04/2012:

    Why debating doesn’t work (and how to fix it)

  • 01/04/2012:

    Where is my mind? Is the materialistic model of reality incorrect?

  • 27/03/2012:

    Playing Tetris reduces the effects of traumatic events

  • 29/02/2012:

    Free course by Jay Uhdinger: Success does not equal happiness

  • 21/12/2011:

    Open listening: a way to improve spoken language comprehension

  • 20/12/2011:

    Playing Medal of Honor improves cognitive abilities

  • 19/12/2011:

    The cognitive benefits of playing video games

  • 17/12/2011:

    The phonological loop and language comprehension

  • 13/12/2011:

    Bilinguals perform better in the false belief task

  • 02/12/2011:

    Resilience applied to food

  • 16/11/2011:

    Piracetam – The nootropic with many uses

  • 25/10/2011:

    Is minimalism a good thing?

  • 29/09/2011:

    Why are some people more driven than others???

  • 06/03/2011:

    Is marriage unnatural?? – the hypothesis

  • 28/02/2011:

    Science unwittingly helps future online daters

  • 27/02/2011:

    Sex and Death

  • 18/02/2011:

    Mindfulness helps people with substance use disorders

  • 14/02/2011:

    Valentine’s day romance research round-up

  • 13/02/2011:

    Even brief meditation improves cognitive function – Mindfulness vs. The Hobbit

  • 10/02/2011:

    Neuroplasticity and Television

  • 09/02/2011:

    Awareness of the body is related to intuition – but can sometimes lead to the wrong decisions!

  • 08/02/2011:

    Meditation is associated with changes in the physical structure of the brain

  • 04/02/2011:

    Meditation versus relaxation

  • 02/02/2011:

    Do you get back from meditation what you expect?

  • 18/01/2011:

    Guided Meditations

  • 18/01/2011:

    Meditation for beginners

  • 18/12/2010:

    Six Success-Enhancing Behaviours that Good Moods Bring You

  • 18/12/2010:

    How to manage your weaknesses

  • 18/12/2010:

    How to identify your strengths. Part 1: Self-Reflection

  • 18/12/2010:

    How to identify your strengths. Part 2: Questionnaires

  • 18/12/2010:

    Robert Biswas-Diener on happiness, strengths, and 'incubators'

  • 18/12/2010:

    Strengths and Weaknesses

  • 18/12/2010:

    What to do with your Strengths

  • 18/12/2010:

    Leadership strengths

  • 18/12/2010:

    Five things everybody needs to know about materialism

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does Happiness Lead to Success? Part 3: Health

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does Happiness Lead to Success? Part 2: Love and Relationships

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does Happiness Lead to Success? Part 1: Work

  • 18/12/2010:

    Money and pain

  • 18/12/2010:

    The impact of 9/11 on American character

  • 18/12/2010:

    They All Look The Same To Me! Countering The Own-Race Bias

  • 18/12/2010:

    Battle Of The Strengths: Values In Action Vs StrengthsFinder

  • 18/12/2010:

    Happiness and music

  • 18/12/2010:

    Flowers = Happiness? The emotional impact of plants

  • 18/12/2010:

    Some Thoughts And Questions On Csikszentmihalyi's Flow

  • 18/12/2010:

    Terror Management Theory – I don't want to die! (But I do want to shop…)

  • 18/12/2010:

    The Values In Action (VIA) strengths model – can character be measured?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does happiness have to cost the Earth?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Why Should Happiness Boost The Immune System?

  • 18/12/2010:

    How relevant is Buddhism to positive psychology?

  • 18/12/2010:

    How relevant is neuroscience to positive psychology?

  • 18/12/2010:

    What is positive psychology?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Happiness Broadens your Thoughts and Actions

  • 18/12/2010:

    The Happiness Formula

  • 18/12/2010:

    Happiness is partly genetic

  • 18/12/2010:

    Wanting is a Separate Thing to Liking

  • 18/12/2010:

    Hedonic Adaptation

  • 18/12/2010:

    The progress principle

  • 18/12/2010:

    Which gender is the happiest?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does autonomy make you happy?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does good health make you happy?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Do social relationships make you happy?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Are religious people happier than atheists?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Do children make you happy?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Does marriage make you happy?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Can money buy happiness?

  • 18/12/2010:

    Can happiness be measured?

  • 18/12/2010:

    What is happiness?

  • 15/11/2010:

    Degree in forensic psychology

  • 13/11/2010:

    Famous people with a psychology degree

  • 09/11/2010:

    Growth mindset versus fixed mindset

  • 06/11/2010:

    Use your dissertation as a career tool

  • 31/08/2010:

    MDMA (Ecstasy) and alcohol: a critical review of research of effects on mood and cognition in recreational users.

  • 25/08/2010:

    Three quick but effective note taking tips

  • 05/08/2010:

    What the hell is Bonferroni correction?

  • 29/07/2010:

    The 28 best psychology blogs on the internet, organised by topic

  • 27/07/2010:

    Between participants and within participants designs explained

  • 24/07/2010:

    Four ways to boost your creativity when writing

  • 23/07/2010:

    The incredible reason why you should be exercising regularly

  • 23/07/2010:

    Obesity, junk food, and the brain – tugging the human instinct in an unhealthy direction

  • 02/06/2010:

    Is Emotional Intelligence really an intelligence?

  • 20/05/2010:

    The Doctor will sue you now

  • 29/04/2010:

    Open-Mindedness

  • 23/04/2010:

    Tim Ferriss, Email, and science reporting – Weeding out the bad data on productivity

  • 12/04/2010:

    How to start a movement in three minutes

  • 01/04/2010:

    Psychologists discover behavioural law – huge finding

  • 29/03/2010:

    Does money bring happiness? (v2.0)

  • 15/03/2010:

    Who needs self-esteem anyway?

  • 08/03/2010:

    Can humour be learned?

  • 01/03/2010:

    The evolution of optimism

  • 22/02/2010:

    Can we develop psychological resilience through physical activity?

  • 18/02/2010:

    Is love really blind? Positive illusions in relationships

  • 16/02/2010:

    Love on the brain

  • 15/02/2010:

    Sternberg’s triangular theory of love

  • 13/02/2010:

    Casual sex in college

  • 12/02/2010:

    Useful, free speed reading tool

  • 01/02/2010:

    Approaches to cognitive psychology

  • 30/01/2010:

    Dan Pink on motivation

  • 26/01/2010:

    Differential Susceptibility – Are some brains more plastic than others?

  • 23/01/2010:

    Between work and leisure – Escaping The Grey Zone

  • 21/01/2010:

    Emotional Information

  • 19/01/2010:

    Positive affirmations don't work!

  • 17/01/2010:

    Using a Wiki to organise your notes

  • 13/01/2010:

    A guide to emotional intelligence

  • 09/01/2010:

    Weaknesses of the working memory model

  • 31/12/2009:

    Why 88% of New Years' resolutions fail

  • 22/12/2009:

    Subliminal Advertising: Should we be worried?

  • 19/12/2009:

    6 Strengths of the working memory model

  • 17/12/2009:

    3 Keys to fantastic memory

  • 16/12/2009:

    Change Blindness

  • 06/12/2009:

    Baddeley and Hitch: Working Memory

  • 03/12/2009:

    Creativity and Originality

  • 29/11/2009:

    How to find elusive papers and books

  • 12/11/2009:

    Absolute beginner's guide to having a lucid dream

  • 05/11/2009:

    The Buddhist Brain

  • 29/10/2009:

    Positive Psychology Resources

  • 12/10/2009:

    Smoking may cause cognitive functions to decline

  • 07/10/2009:

    Mental time travel for happiness

  • 05/09/2009:

    TweetPsych

  • 03/09/2009:

    Do you hate the sound of your voice?

  • 29/08/2009:

    Your social skills are better than you think they are!

  • 28/08/2009:

    Smoking and Stress

  • 25/08/2009:

    Why is Smoking Addictive?

  • 20/08/2009:

    How to make people "get with the program"

  • 17/08/2009:

    6 simple ways to get more tips as a server

  • 13/08/2009:

    Mindless behaviour: How to skip to the front of a queue

  • 10/08/2009:

    What happens when we label people?

  • 03/08/2009:

    How to increase survey response rates using Post-It notes

  • 26/07/2009:

    Robert Biswas-Diener on happiness, strengths, and 'incubators'

  • 24/06/2009:

    What is beauty?

  • 19/06/2009:

    Rewards and Motivation

  • 17/06/2009:

    The Happiest Country

  • 16/06/2009:

    Is time management important for students?

  • 15/06/2009:

    Practical Priming

  • 13/06/2009:

    Positive Priming

  • 29/05/2009:

    Where to find good information online

  • 07/05/2009:

    "You can do anything you set your mind to" Vs "Stick to your strengths"

  • 30/04/2009:

    21 days to form a habit? Bullshit!

  • 23/04/2009:

    Self Determination Theory – Finding the right kind of motivation

  • 01/04/2009:

    Divided Minds

  • 23/03/2009:

    How to be Lucky

  • 22/03/2009:

    The Self-Help Book Reader's Guide

  • 19/03/2009:

    The Self-Help Industry

  • 14/03/2009:

    How to be Happier – 10 positive psychology interventions

  • 27/02/2009:

    Happiness Measure: The Satisfaction With Life Scale

  • 29/02/2008:

    The end of polyphasic sleep

  • 29/02/2008:

    Is reducing the amount of sleep you get harmful?

  • 02/12/2007:

    Top 5 Cartoon mo’s!