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  • Posted Suggestive Memory Techniques and the Misinformation Effect to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    Five years from now, I think the Psychology concepts I will remember best are Suggestive Memory Techniques, along with the Misinformation effect. When we talked about the case of Paul Ingram and studies performed by Elizabeth Loftus during my discussion...
  • Posted Eugenics and IQ Testing to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    During the early 1900's, the United States turned to eugenics, a term meaning "good genes", in an attempt to purge the population of "bad/inferior genes". Before 1935, when sterilization laws were repealed, over 66,000 North Americans were involuntarily sterilized....
  • Posted Eugenics and IQ Testing to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    During the early 1900's, the United States turned to eugenics, a term meaning "good genes", in an attempt to purge the population of "bad/inferior genes". Before 1935, when sterilization laws were repealed, over 66,000 North Americans were involuntarily sterilized....
  • Posted Placebo Buttons to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    This article addresses the effectiveness of buttons we use in our everyday lives. Many of the buttons we use every day are nothing more than placebos. The three main culprits are walk buttons at crosswalks, thermostats, and the "close door"...
  • Posted Near-Death Experience to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    This article describes a recent study with an explanation for near-death experiences (NDE's). It suggests that the experiences are tricks the mind plays on itself as a result of a large amount of carbon-dioxide being released into the bloodstream. There...
  • Posted Nails in Pieces of Cheese Found in Dog Parks to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    http://sharing.myfoxdc.com/sharekriv//photo/2011/10/03/cheese-nails_20111003105333_320_240.JPG This picture has been circulating the internet for about 5 months. Sometime during the month of July in Buenos Aires, there was a report of nails being found in cheese given out at dog parks. Less than a week...
  • Posted Amy Bruce Hoax dates back over a decade to Section 04 and 05 F11 PSY 1001
    http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/blamybruce.htm This hoax dates back to 1999 when an email chain was started, asking recipients to donate 7 cents to the Make A Wish Foundation to help a 7 year old girl, named Amy Bruce, pay for medical bills. The...
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