A selection of recent behavioral science news, articles, and resources of note: Feeling like an Olympian might be as easy as tuning in to your TV. Reviewing recent research on the experience of being a spectator, Brian Barth writes, “It seems that fans can share much of an athlete’s thrill, without all the talent, training, […]
About Rinpoche Price-Huish
Rinpoche Price-Huish is an Editorial Intern at The Psych Report and a student at Swarthmore College, where she studies anthropology.
About Evan Nesterak
Evan Nesterak is Editor-in-Chief at The Psych Report. Evan graduated from Swarthmore College in 2009 where he studied psychology and statistics. After graduating, Evan went in search of an experience outside the classroom. He built trails in Maine, acted as caretaker of an historic Czech farmhouse, and, most recently, worked with Soccer for Success in Pennsylvania. In addition to working at The Psych Report, Evan is a researcher in the psychology department at the University of Pennsylvania. evan [at] thepsychreport [dot] com
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A selection of recent behavioral science news, articles, and resources of note: By definition, disgust is not tied to people’s ethical or moral values. However, research into the complicated relationship between visceral and moral disgust reveals how the interplay between the two helped define our social development as a species. (Aeon) You may want to hold off […]
A selection of recent behavioral science news, articles, and resources of note: Ninety-nine billion capabilities but being a computer ain’t one. Current discussion of the brain’s processes relies on an information processing metaphor. But recent neuroscience research calls into question the idea that the brain is a computer, revealing the brain is incapable of even basic […]