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Slashdot Items Tagged "psychology"

Date / TimeStory
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @08:42AM When We Don't Like the Solution, We Deny the Problem
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @12:28PM Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:25AM We Are All Confident Idiots
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:11AM The Psychology of Phishing
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:42PM Emotional Contagion Spread Through Facebook
Thursday May 15, 2014 @09:08AM Data Mining Reveals How Wording Influences Tweet Propagation
Saturday May 03, 2014 @08:09AM Winning Algorithms For Rock, Paper, Scissors
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:07AM Psychologists: Internet Trolls Are Narcissistic, Psychopathic, and Sadistic
Wednesday January 29, 2014 @05:46PM Predicting the Risk of Suicide by Analyzing the Text of Clinical Notes
Wednesday November 27, 2013 @08:02PM Online Shopping: Hazardous To Junk Food's Health
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:29AM Cute Cat Photos Are Data-Driven Science Behind Cunning New Language Learning App
Sunday October 20, 2013 @07:37AM Debunking the Lorentz System As a Framework For Human Emotions
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @06:47AM Data Visualization: Too Easy To Be Too Slick?
Thursday July 25, 2013 @09:13AM Psychopathic Criminals Have "Empathy Switch"
Saturday March 09, 2013 @09:31AM If Video Games Make People Violent, So Do Pictures of Snakes
Thursday November 22, 2012 @02:56PM Could Testing Block Psychopaths From Senior Management?
Thursday November 01, 2012 @11:04AM Researchers Crown Buddhist Monk the World's Happiest Man
Friday August 10, 2012 @06:35PM How Pictures Skew Our Judgment
Friday August 10, 2012 @07:11AM Baskerville Is the Greatest Font, Statistically, Says Filmmaker Errol Morris
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @07:50AM Overconfidence May Be a Result of Social Politeness
Friday July 20, 2012 @10:22PM Analyzing Tweets To Identify Psychopaths
Thursday July 19, 2012 @03:38PM Political Ideology Shapes How People Perceive Temperature
Friday July 06, 2012 @07:41PM WHO Says Afghan School "Poison Attacks" Probably Mass Hysteria
Thursday June 21, 2012 @08:56AM DarwinTunes Iterates, Mixes And Culls To Create Listenable Music From Noise
Friday April 20, 2012 @07:42PM Computer Game Designed To Treat Depression As Effective As Traditional Treatment
Saturday March 31, 2012 @11:02PM Obama Campaign Deploys New Cellular Weapon
Thursday March 29, 2012 @08:55AM Conservatives' Trust In Science Has Fallen Dramatically Since Mid-1970s
Sunday December 25, 2011 @08:05PM Study Finds Online Cheating Is Infectious
Tuesday December 06, 2011 @12:47PM Research Data: Share Early, Share Often
Friday November 18, 2011 @01:48AM New Study Finds People Remember More Than They Think
Friday November 04, 2011 @04:21PM Mathematically Pattern-Free Music
Friday November 04, 2011 @03:55PM Dutch Psychologist Faked Data In At Least 30 Scientific Papers
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @07:01AM Correlating Psychopathy With Speech Patterns
Saturday October 15, 2011 @10:49PM Who Killed Videogames?
Friday September 23, 2011 @05:32PM Why We Love Things We Build Ourselves
Friday July 29, 2011 @05:36PM Doom Creator: Games Reduce Aggression and Violence
Monday July 25, 2011 @05:09PM The Internet's Age of Rage
Thursday June 30, 2011 @01:32PM Cool-Factor Predicted To Spur Energy Conservation
Friday June 17, 2011 @05:10PM Are 'Nudging Technologies' Ethical?
Wednesday May 18, 2011 @05:31PM Social Influence and the Wisdom of Crowd Effect
Tuesday May 10, 2011 @12:56PM The Psychology of Steam Wallet & Microsoft Points
Saturday April 02, 2011 @09:41PM Engineering Election Debates With Subtle Cues
Thursday March 31, 2011 @12:05PM Gamification — How Much of It Is Really New?
Saturday March 19, 2011 @09:51AM Cognitive Scientist David Rumelhart Dies At 68
Wednesday February 23, 2011 @08:27AM The Psychology of Horror In Video Games and Movies
Thursday February 17, 2011 @04:40PM The Psychology of Horror in Video Games and Movies
Saturday January 08, 2011 @12:43PM It's Surprisingly Hard To Notice When Moving Objects Change
Thursday December 23, 2010 @01:03PM The Tipping Point of Humanness
Tuesday December 07, 2010 @06:15AM People With University Degree Fear Death Less
Friday November 12, 2010 @06:52PM Tetris May Reduce PTSD, But Pub Quiz Makes It Worse
Wednesday November 10, 2010 @02:23PM Feeling stressed? Look at some meat.
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @03:09PM The Placebo Effect Not Just On Drugs
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @02:30PM In Praise of Procrastination
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @11:43PM Researchers Find a 'Liberal Gene'
Wednesday October 27, 2010 @12:23PM Information Rage Coming Soon To an Office Near You
Tuesday October 26, 2010 @05:17PM FBI and NYPD Officers Sent On Museum Field Trip
Saturday October 23, 2010 @11:48AM Hard-to-Read Fonts Improve Learning
Wednesday October 13, 2010 @11:25AM Dogs Can Be Pessimistic
Tuesday October 05, 2010 @10:13PM Writing By Hand Helps Train the Brain
Sunday September 19, 2010 @07:30AM How Your Brain Figures Out What It Doesn't Know
Thursday September 16, 2010 @09:24PM Some Netflix Users Have Rated 50,000 Shows
Thursday September 16, 2010 @11:55AM Why Are Terrorists Often Engineers?
Wednesday September 15, 2010 @11:28PM Study Shows Testosterone is Bad For High-Stakes Decisions
Wednesday September 15, 2010 @03:36PM 72% of US Adults Support Violent-Game Ban For Minors
Tuesday September 14, 2010 @09:32PM Letting Customers Decide Pricing On Game DLC
Friday August 13, 2010 @05:00PM Having Too Much Information Can Narrow Your Focus
Thursday August 12, 2010 @12:55PM Video Quality Matters Less If You Enjoy the Show
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @01:54PM Monkeys Exhibit the Same Economic Irrationality As Us
Tuesday August 10, 2010 @11:49AM Study Says Your Personality Doesn't Change After 1st Grade
Wednesday July 28, 2010 @08:56AM If You Don't Want Your Car Stolen, Make It Pink
Sunday July 25, 2010 @10:12PM Study of MMOG Proves Human Interaction Theory
Wednesday July 21, 2010 @03:29PM Cow Clicker Boils Down Facebook Games
Thursday July 15, 2010 @11:50AM 'Frustration-Venting' Shop For Women Opens
Wednesday July 14, 2010 @07:42AM Given Truth, the Misinformed Believe Lies More
Tuesday July 13, 2010 @10:09AM Nerds Still More Likely To Get Bullied
Sunday July 11, 2010 @04:29PM The Creativity Crisis
Wednesday July 07, 2010 @12:26PM Scientists' Mouse Fight Club
Thursday July 01, 2010 @01:05PM Empathy Is For the Birds
Tuesday June 22, 2010 @09:48PM Young Shoplifters To Be Given Jobs In Shops
Sunday June 20, 2010 @03:21PM Why Being Wrong Makes Humans So Smart
Thursday June 17, 2010 @12:27PM Study Shows Monkeys Like Watching TV
Sunday June 13, 2010 @06:21PM The Truth About the Polygraph, According To the NSA
Sunday June 13, 2010 @02:42PM A Battle of Wits On the Net's Effect On the Mind
Friday June 11, 2010 @11:29PM Why Video Calling Is a Wasted Feature In the UK
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @12:25PM Violent Video Games Only Affect Some People
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @12:05PM What Gamers Have In Common With Top Athletes
Monday June 07, 2010 @03:48PM Hooked On Gadgets, and Paying a Mental Price
Thursday June 03, 2010 @12:44PM Mars500 Mission Begins
Wednesday June 02, 2010 @02:00AM Students Show a Dramatic Drop In Empathy
Friday May 28, 2010 @04:49PM The "Scientific Impotence" Excuse
Friday May 28, 2010 @07:58AM Video Gamers Have Power Over Their Dreams
Tuesday May 25, 2010 @03:43AM Study Shows Standing Up To Bullies Is Good For You
Thursday May 20, 2010 @04:47PM Why Overheard Cell Phone Chats Are Annoying
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @02:46PM Justice Not As Blind As Previously Thought
Wednesday May 19, 2010 @11:06AM Using Augmented Reality To Treat Cockroach Phobia
Saturday May 15, 2010 @10:45AM Avatars Used For Australian Online Sex Appeal Study
Thursday May 06, 2010 @04:28PM Brain-Scan Lie Detection Rejected By Brooklyn Court
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @01:34PM Brain Training Games Don't Train Your Brain
Wednesday April 21, 2010 @12:10PM True Tales of Tech Hoarding
Saturday April 17, 2010 @06:36AM Research Suggests Brain Has a 2-Task Limit for Multitasking
Thursday April 15, 2010 @12:31PM Maybe the Aliens Are Addicted To Computer Games
Wednesday April 14, 2010 @09:49PM How Many Hours a Week Can You Program?
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @10:12PM Handling Money Brings Pain Relief
Tuesday April 13, 2010 @12:26AM Do You Have a Secret Immunity To 3D Movies?
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:01PM Recasting the Presidents As Famous Dictators
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @12:19PM Videogame Driving Skills Don't Apply In Real Life
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @12:15PM Memorizing Language / Spelling Techniques?
Wednesday March 31, 2010 @12:45PM MIT Finds 'Grand Unified Theory of AI'
Tuesday March 30, 2010 @01:12PM Magnetism Can Sway Man's Moral Compass
Thursday March 25, 2010 @12:55PM BC Prof Suggests Young Children Need Less Formal Math, Not More
Monday March 22, 2010 @10:35PM Later School Start For Teenagers Brings Drop In Absenteeism
Monday March 22, 2010 @05:10PM Study Shows People In Power Make Better Liars
Saturday March 20, 2010 @01:20PM Baffled By the Obsession With Pretend-Business Games
Thursday March 18, 2010 @12:13PM Milgram's Experiment — the TV Show
Wednesday March 10, 2010 @01:29PM Japanese Baby Robot Teaches Parenting Skills
Tuesday March 02, 2010 @08:57PM Another Study Attacks Violent Video Games, Claims To Be "Conclusive"
Friday February 26, 2010 @06:31PM Scientists Develop Financial Turing Test
Friday February 26, 2010 @06:22PM Recommendation Algorithm Wants To Show You Something New
Thursday February 25, 2010 @06:41AM Beliefs Conform To Cultural Identities
Saturday February 20, 2010 @04:12PM Math Anxiety Affects Skills As Basic As Counting
Monday February 08, 2010 @06:55AM Statistical Analysis of U of Chicago Graffiti
Wednesday February 03, 2010 @03:29AM Studies Reveal Why Kids Get Bullied and Rejected
Thursday September 03, 2009 @06:21AM Running Over Virtual Pedestrians Helps In-Game Ad Recall
Thursday April 16, 2009 @11:28AM Quantum Theory May Explain Wishful Thinking
Wednesday October 29, 2008 @03:29PM Depressed Astronauts Might Get Computerized Solace
Thursday October 23, 2008 @01:50PM Voters Swayed By Candidates Who Share Their Looks
Monday April 14, 2008 @05:52AM Brain Study Calls Free Will Into Question
Friday April 11, 2008 @10:00AM Psychologists Don't Know Math
Wednesday March 05, 2008 @11:14AM Psychologist Beating Math Nerds in Race to Netflix Prize
Thursday December 20, 2007 @03:37PM Evidence That Good Moods Prevent Colds
Thursday January 11, 2007 @02:30PM Women "Advertise" Fertility
Thursday December 28, 2006 @02:34PM Videogames Fill Psychological Needs for Players
Friday December 08, 2006 @07:38AM Even The Blind Get Deja Vu

As the trials of life continue to take their toll, remember that there is always a future in Computer Maintenance. -- National Lampoon, "Deteriorata"

 



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