In The News: Department of Psychology
Negative symptoms in schizophrenia can be so disabling that they interfere with a person's ability to attend school, begin a fulfilling career, and even live independently. Scientists suggest a new way to classify the negative symptoms of schizophrenia, which may influence research and treatment in years to come.
We're surrounded by sounds like cars driving, planes flying, trees blowing in the wind every day.
These days millions of people are turning to the sounds of whispering,tapping, and scratching to help them relax and de-stress.
Evening Edition: In the news today, we manouver through the curious case of missing milk, the rehabilitation of juvenile offenders, and the most efficient way to stop music piracy.
Illegally downloading music can be easily prevented, suggests a paper from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas. If you do not want people to steal music from the internet anymore, you have to tell them that it is illegal and warn them that they may be monitored if they continue to do so.
In Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel Les Misérables, a police officer named Inspector Javert endlessly pursues the hero, Jean Valjean, for stealing a loaf of bread. Javert would probably be great at ending music piracy, based on the findings of a new paper from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
Precise scientific analysis of formulations shows fear of threatened privacy.
STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined.
Privacy threats are just as effective at scaring off illegal downloaders as big fines
We all know that piracy is illegal, but the lure of getting something for nothing is too much to resist for a lot of people. So how do you put them off? A new study has, perhaps unsurprisingly, found that the most explicit warnings also tend to be the most effective.
The entertainment industry has been attempting to combat piracy since the dawn of the digital age, but it turns out explicit warnings are the most effective.
The most effective anti-piracy warnings are those which are explicit, according to a recent study by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.