Wednesday, 19 February 2014


Eye-catching studies that didn't make the final cut:

Cognitive therapy for people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders not taking antipsychotic drugs: a single-blind randomised controlled trial [expert reactions here].

Towards a Taxonomy of Common Factors in Psychotherapy—Results of an Expert Survey.

Why does asking questions change health behaviours?

Height, social comparison, and paranoia: An immersive virtual reality experimental study

"Christians Are Happier, More Socially Connected, and Less Analytical Than Atheists on Twitter"

Overhead mobile phone calls are not always annoying.

Scent-evoked nostalgia.

Social brains on drugs: tools for neuromodulation in social neuroscience.

"compared to women, men were significantly more likely to report [nightmare] themes involving disaster/calamity" [pdf]

"Three studies explored whether social power affects the perception of physical properties of objects" [pdf]

Post compiled by Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer) for the BPS Research Digest.

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