27th November 2010
Delusions of Gender
Boy or girl? Blue brain or pink brain? Dr Cordelia Fine's new book, Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences, and Professor Rebecca Jordan-Young's latest, Brainstorm: The Flaws in

From the ABC Australia Website

Boy or girl? Blue brain or pink brain? Dr Cordelia Fine's new book, Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences, and Professor Rebecca Jordan-Young's latest, Brainstorm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Difference, have raked over research data and mined the controversies on how male and female brains differ -- no holds barred.

Read the full transcript on the ABC site  http://www.abc.net.au/rn/allinthemind/stories/2010/3060277.htm

29th March 2010
Junk Food Can be Addictive
"A new study has found that junk food can be addictive, even when the person eating it knows it can be bad for them"

From the ABC Australia website

"A new study has found that junk food can be addictive, even when the person eating it knows it can be bad for them"

"Neurobioligist Associate Professor Paul Kenny from the Scripps Research Institute in Florida, and co-author of a paper published in Nature Neuroscience, says overeating junk food can lead to a compulsive habit."

Read more off the ABC website  www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/03/29/2858669.htm

21st January 2010
We're Getting Fatter, but it's not all our fault
We're Getting Fatter, but it's not all our fault, says physiologist Professor Michael Cowley. Spend enough time in public places or even watching television and it's clear that people are becoming mor

Read more from the ABC website www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2010/01/21/2798024.htm

1st October 2009
Do psychopaths really exist?
Psychopaths really do exist, they're just not all out to kill you, says forensic psychologist Paul Wilson.

There is an increasing amount of evidence that corrupt politicians and businessmen, unethical lawyers, some radical activists and many others who may have reached positions of authority or power have psychopathic personalities. And these are the psychopaths we are more likely to encounter or be affected by in our lives.  Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2009/10/01/2701728.htm

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