Tuck into our latest round-up of the best psych and neuro links:
Following the controversy and enmity aroused by two recent failed replications, The Psychologist magazine has hosted an opinion special on the issue of replication in psychology.
In related news, the Percolator blog at The Chronicle asks “Is psychology about to come undone?” as it reports on the Reproducibility Project – a plan to replicate all studies published in 2008 in 3 psychology journals: Psychological Science, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
People do like to be beside the seaside – research presented at the British Psychological Society’s annual conference this week found that the seaside had a more positive psychological effect than urban environments and the countryside.
Claudia has a new book out soon on time perception. Here she’s collected together some games that expose glitches in the way we perceive time.
“A liberal who wants his political tribe to understand humans better”: Prospect magazine review of Jonthan Haidt’s new book on moral psychology.
That’s all for now – hope you enjoy the links!