Tag Archives: psychology

Episode 22: Men Are Not Idiots; But They Are Relatively Expendable

 

Features (& reference links, when applicable):

1. Freshly Baked Psychology News

> On Risk-Taking and Male Idiocy

Study supports the theory that men are idiots

Male Idiot Theory

The Darwin Awards: sex differences in idiotic behaviour

2. Slightly Moldy Psychology News

> Spanked by a Female in Sports

Men are from Mars Earth, women are from Venus Earth

3. The Heretics Corner

> My Computer’s Soul

4. Rationality Super-Sized

> Hunch-Based Medicine

Science-Based Medicine

5. The Ongoing Orgy Called Evolution

> Obesity on the Rise in Horses

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6. Armchair Ruminations

> You’ve Got Avogadro’s Eyes

Vision Explained: Scientists Finally Capture Elusive Signaling Device Our Retinas Use To Tell Us What We See

7. Crime Blotter of the Language Police

> A Copyright on Laughter

Body’s Response to Repetitive Laughter Is Similar to the Effect of Repetitive Exercise. Study Finds

 

Episode 21: Skeptical of Pervasive Misogyny

Features (& reference links, when applicable):

1. Freshly Baked Psychology News

Sexism: When a Negative is Relative

2. Slightly Moldy Psychology News

John and Barbara, Meet Barbara and John

3. The Heretics Corner

> The Most High It?

4. Rationality Super-Sized

> Questions about ‘Elevator-gate’

5. The Ongoing Orgy Called Evolution

> Animals are Sexist

6. Armchair Ruminations

> Why Brides Blush

7. Crime Blotter of the Language Police

> Why I am Opposed to ‘Homophobia’

 

Episode 19: A Lollapalooza of Personalities

 

Features (& reference links, when applicable):

1. Freshly Baked Psychology News

> Sharks at my Cocktail Party

Sharks have personality traits, study suggests

Animals have personalities, too, bird study suggests

2. Slightly Moldy Psychology News

> Serotonin with a Twist of Lime

3. The Heretics Corner

> The Sexiest Messiah

4. Rationality Super-Sized

> Meet Brian, He’s a Buick

5. The Ongoing Orgy Called Evolution

> Psychotherapy for Trout

6. Armchair Ruminations

> Nerds of the Birding Kind

7. Crime Blotter of the Language Police

> That Gemini is a Doofus

 

Episode 13: Gender Differences — A Totally Pink and Blue Podcast

 

Topics covered (& reference links, when applicable):

  • Prelude – Pink is for Girls, Blue is for Boys
    • http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/when-did-girls-start-wearing-pink-1370097
  1. Women on the Gridiron
    1. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140918095530.htm
  2. Gender, Gratitude . . . and Status?
    1. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/03/090313145939.htm
  3. Mary’s Sacred Virginity
  4. Math Skills, and my Error About Gender
    1. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090601182655.htm
  5. An Upside to Female Infidelity?
    1. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100727201513.htm
  6. The Two Hats of the Behavioral and Social Sciences
    1. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2009-11/uom-rsa111209.php
  7. Human Sexuality and How Questionnaires Can Fail
    1. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-01/s-wba010410.php