Eye-catching studies that didn’t make the final cut this fortnight:

The role of auditory ‘mirror neurons’ in human empathy. In monkeys, these cells are activated both when a certain action is performed and when the sound of that action is heard.

Counsellors need to find ways to get clients to talk about difficult experiences they’ve had with therapy.

How the presence of an audience changes participants’ brain response to stories of social or moral transgressions.

What factors affect how much interest and involvement people have in the arts?

Have you spotted a particularly noteworthy psychology paper? – email christian[@]psychologywriter.org.uk