Link feast

In case you missed them – 10 of the best psychology links from the past week:

Is psychology a science? A heart-felt, wise response from Scott Lilienfeld.

Your brain on alcohol, animated.

A company that only employs people with autism is changing attitudes towards autistic workers.

Meet the data vigilante: Uri Simonsohn, the man who blew the whistle on two high-profile fraud cases in psychology recently, was interviewed in the Atlantic.

Are You a Psychopath? Take the Test.

The December issue of The Psychologist magazine is now available online and it includes a wonderful series of articles on the human senses, all open-access. (also check-out this free digital preview of the issue via Issuu).

Paul Bloom (Yale University) and David Pizarro (Cornell University) chat about the psychology of disgust.

Big news: Mirror neurons-Mirror neurons discovered!

“Normality is not what we return to, it is what we go through.” Vaughan Bell wrote a compassionate and fascinating article for the Observer about the varied ways people deal with bereavement.

The man whose brain ignores one half of his world.
Post compiled by Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer) for the BPS Research Digest.