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

More clues to successful ageing from the study of “super-agers” (previous Digest post on Super-Agers).

Does Posting Facebook Status Updates Increase or Decrease Loneliness?

Being men with eating disorders: Perspectives of male eating disorder service-users

Improving multi-tasking ability through action video games

Modifying Memory: Selectively Enhancing and Updating Personal Memories for a Museum Tour by Reactivating Them

The effects of news stories on the stigma of mental illness.

The home advantage in individual sports: An augmented review

Dr. Phil and Psychology Today as Self-Help Treatments of Mental Illness: A Content Analysis of Popular Psychology Programming.

Perspective Taking With Future Humans Improves Environmental Engagement

Women more likely to share their number with a handsome stranger when it’s sunny.

The desire for healthy limb amputation: structural brain correlates and clinical features of xenomelia.


Post compiled by Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer) for the BPS Research Digest.