How to Defuse a Hateful Slur
The Huffington Post: Well, now we have a psychological explanation for this counterintuitive phenomenon of self-labeling. Columbia University psychological scientist Adam Galinsky and his colleagues have come up with an elaborate model to illuminate self-disparagement
Brain-Computer Interfaces Are Changing the Way We Communicate
APS Fellow Niels Birbaumer, Professor of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, studies brain-computer interfaces (BCI). BCIs allow communication from the brain to an external device for patients who otherwise
Cursing kids: Are parents to blame?
The Sunday Telegraph: SONGS, the internet and television are full of it, but it seems it’s mum and dad who make the rules on swearing. Kids are swearing earlier and more prolifically than ever before
Do animals from geographically distant areas speak the same language?
The Washington Post: A friend recently asked me whether black bears in Appalachia have Southern accents and whether they have trouble understanding black bears raised in Canada or Alaska. Taken literally, those are notions more
Is cursing really such a big deal any more?
The Globe and Mail: Recently, on the sitcom Modern Family, a subplot concerned little Lily letting loose the mother of swear words to the consternation of one of her dads, and the giggles of the
Qual o sexo da voz de Deus?
Yahoo! Brasil: Essa pergunta tem sido feita por místicos através das eras, mas no santuário do cinema a voz sonora, de autoridade, que inspira medo e ao mesmo tempo uma presença familiar é, invariavelmente, masculina.