In case you missed them – 10 of the best psychology links from the past week:
1. Sally Satel on the limits of neuroscience: “While the scans are dazzling and the technology an unqualified marvel, we can always keep our bearings by remembering that the brain and the mind are two different frameworks”. (more from the Brain Myths blog).
2. The paradox of knowing. Why do we have greater insight into others than ourselves? Open access in the new issue of The Psychologist magazine. (more from the Digest archives)
4. “introverted employees … underutilized because managers inaccurately assume they will be less effective team members” – from our Occupational Digest blog. (related link – networking tips for introverts)
7. New paper from the Behavioural Insight Team: “Applying behavioural insights to charitable giving” (pdf):
9. People with Alzheimer’s Disease are more prone to emotional contagion. (more from the Digest).
10. Paul Bloom: “Why I no longer believe psych studies with sexy findings” (from Blogging heads TV).
Looking ahead to next week: Tues 4 June, Motivation and procrastination, Psychology in the Pub event, London SW1W 8EZ.
Post compiled by Christian Jarrett (@psych_writer) for the BPS Research Digest.