In The News: Department of Psychology
In early December, The Wall Street Journal published a feature titled “The Loneliest Generation.”
The onset of schizophrenia in young adults can put an immediate halt to life goals, with one set of symptoms being particularly debilitating.
Your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts experience may not have been quite like Marc-Andre Fleury's, but it was probably just as exciting.
Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?
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