From the Web: Vows, Lying Statistics, and a Science Fight!

Ian Tingen argues social psychology grandfather Kurt Lewin would be disappointed in us.

Ian Tingen argues social psychology grandfather Kurt Lewin would be disappointed in us.

Science Fight! Jonah Berger v. Malcolm Gladwell. Professor Jonah Berger, author of “Contagious” says “50% of ‘Tipping Point’ is wrong.”  It’s on.

PSB writer on the 4 Things We Vow to Do After Every Conference But Rarely Do staring with reading the darn program.

PSB writer covers “Advice to Science Students from Jim Bettman” – my favorite quote, “good research is like ‘ideas having sex.’”

Friend of the blog Ian Tingen rages about Academia’s perversion of Kurt Lewin’s dream of practical theory entitled, Defunding Science: Our Own Damn Fault.

10 bite sized findings from young researchers  assembled by the cool kids over at Psych Your Mind ranging from the dangers of self-forgiveness to handshakes.  

Cracked.com on the 5 ways statistics are used to like to you ever day –funny article that will be review for some and will remind you of a few findings you may have forgot since a 101 class.

UCLA Film School Professor Howard Suber on storytelling – some good quick pieces of advice, starting with when to use the word “but” or “and” to set up meaning in a story.

Professor Jonathan Haidt explains how the Left and Right can come together through a wonderful dangerous meteor metaphor. A slightly old but great article.

Have a good article you think we should post, email it to peoplescienceblog@gmail.com or post it in the comments.

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