August 5 - 11

August 5 - 11

Some of our best posts of the week examine what science says about gender differences, new horizons in mental health care, and the development of reason in children.
On That Google Memo About Sex Differences

On That Google Memo About Sex Differences

By David P Schmitt Ph.D.
A response to claims psychological sex differences are "incorrect assumptions"
Are Dogs Getting Cuter?

Are Dogs Getting Cuter?

By John Bradshaw Ph.D.
Flat-faced breeds push our emotional buttons, but many suffer for their looks.
How Children’s Brains Learn to Reason

How Children’s Brains Learn to Reason

By Lydia Denworth
New research reveals how kids develop an essential cognitive skill.
Will New Brain Research Revolutionaize Mental Health Care?

Will New Brain Research Revolutionaize Mental Health Care?

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
New technology may soon change how we diagnose and treat mental illness.
The Psychology of First Impressions

The Psychology of First Impressions

By David Ludden Ph.D.
Researchers identify four facial features that drive our early judgments.
How Smart Should a Leader Be?

How Smart Should a Leader Be?

By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D.
New research examines the link between leadership and intelligence.