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

Psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents: a critical review of the evidence base. [open access]

Why men and women dehumanize sexually objectified women.

According to our findings, creative people and people suffering from mental disorders appear to share some common personality and cognitive traits

Which is the more cooperative sex? A meta-analytic review uncovers some interesting findings, including: “Male–male interactions are more cooperative than female–female interactions (d = 0.16), yet women cooperate more than men in mixed-sex interactions (d = −0.22).”

Would you take a pill to ease your traumatic memories? Attitudes about memory dampening drugs depend on context and country.

More dead than dead: Perceptions of persons in the persistent vegetative state.

Chicks Like Consonant Music.

Beautiful babies are no more likely than average to grown into attractive adults.

Hungry like the wolf: A word-pattern analysis of the language of psychopaths.

“… men at risk of exhibiting sexually aggressive behaviour showed worse memory for women’s sexual interest.”

Post compiled by Christian Jarrett for the BPS Research Digest.