Items of Potential Interest

I thought today I would just mention a few items that caught my attention and might be of interest to readers.

  • I thought Pascal Boyer’s recent post at the International Cognition and Culture Institute was interesting.
  • Also at ICCI, Hugo Mercier just announced the Social Decisions Workshop. From the announcement: “Its goal is to bring together some of the top researchers are working to incorporate the social world into the study of decision making. Every two weeks or so, a new paper will be posted online. Everybody will be able to comment on the articles, with the authors joining the discussion.”
  • The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology published a piece on the “evolution of intergroup bias,” introducing the LTIAT, the Looking Time Implicit Association Task. Like the IAT, but with macaques…
  • And, for desert, Daryl Bem made it to the Colbert Report, discussing his recent paper on psi in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, including the line (at 7:13), referring to precognition, that “evolutionarily, that would be wonderful…”

03. February 2011 by kurzbanepblog
Categories: Blog | 5 comments

Comments (5)

  1. I appreciate your blog. FYI, you’ve been selected as one of the top 25 psychology blogs of 2011 by The Best Colleges.

  2. You didn’t mention the publication of this BBS piece (on which you have a peer commentary nogal).

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