Behind the news

Connecting you with the psychological science behind the news:

1. ‘Sleepless grumps’ seen in brain (BBC News Online)
Brain study: Sleepy, grumpy and … primitive? (Reuters)

Here is the journal source. Here is one of the key authors.

2. Breastfeeding is good – if it’s in the genes (Daily Telegraph)
Gene ‘links breastfeeding to IQ’ (BBC News Online)

Here is the journal source. Here is the lead author.

3. Chimpanzees can scream for help (Daily Record)
Chimps exaggerate calls for help (BBC News Online)

Here is the journal source. Here is the lead author.

4. Drinking while pregnant helps ‘create unruly children’ (Daily Mail)
Mums who drink ‘have naughty children’ (Daily Telegraph)

Here is the journal source. Here is the lead author.

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