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A Lifetime of Learning: APS Honors Yale Psychologists

A Lifetime of Learning: APS Honors Yale Psychologists

🕔00:26, 11.May 2013

Yale Psychology Professors Allan Wagner and Susan Holen-Noeksema were given lifetime achievement awards from the APS. The former was recognized for his research on the mechanisms of associative learning, the latter for her work on mood disorders and regulation.

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For Children, Gender Differences in Emotional Expression Depend on Who’s Watching

For Children, Gender Differences in Emotional Expression Depend on Who’s Watching

🕔19:10, 31.Mar 2013

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Tara Chaplin finds that whether or not children exhibit emotional responses in line with gender stereotypes depends on context.

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Public Policy Aids in Curtailing Dangerous Habits

Public Policy Aids in Curtailing Dangerous Habits

🕔18:12, 2.Feb 2013

Dr. Sherry McKee investigates the link between smoking bans and alcohol abuse.

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Sizing Up Autism: The Correlation Between Autism and Abnormal Growth

Sizing Up Autism: The Correlation Between Autism and Abnormal Growth

🕔14:55, 10.Nov 2012

The recent Autism Phenome Project has identified a correlation between autism and overgrowth, but the genetic connection remains unclear.

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Laughter across the Animal Kingdom, from Rats to Humans

Laughter across the Animal Kingdom, from Rats to Humans

🕔03:42, 4.Nov 2012

Professor Jaak Panksepp tickles rats to find out how they laugh, and how their laughter is similar and different to human laughter.

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Wolves and Wolfpacks: The Chase is On

Wolves and Wolfpacks: The Chase is On

🕔17:01, 10.May 2012

Psychology Brian Scholl has developed new methods to quantitatively study how humans perceive even simple objects as animate, focusing on the detection of chasing behavior.

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The Aha! Moment: A Scientist’s Take on Creativity

The Aha! Moment: A Scientist’s Take on Creativity

🕔05:13, 22.Apr 2012

In “The Aha! Moment,” David Jones describes his theory of creativity, focusing on the role of a structure that he calls the “Random Ideas-Generator” and providing examples from his own career.

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New Definition of Autism: From Flexible to Few

New Definition of Autism: From Flexible to Few

🕔15:51, 14.Apr 2012

The American Psychiatric Association is proposing changes in the definition of autism that would reduce the number of diagnoses, especially among high-functioning individuals.

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Howmanywordsisthis

Howmanywordsisthis

🕔17:40, 18.Mar 2012

How children learn word boundaries

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The Subtle Smile

The Subtle Smile

🕔17:09, 18.Mar 2012

The effect of smiling and other non-verbal gestures on gender roles

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