The vast majority of psychological studies recruit test subjects who are Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic – or "WEIRD." Which is... well, weird, given that these people represent a very small segment of the global human population, from a cultural standpoint.  Reasons why psychometric testing is just bullshit.

The vast majority of psychological studies recruit test subjects who are Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic – or "WEIRD." Which is... well, weird, given that these people represent a very small segment of the global human population, from a cultural standpoint. Reasons why psychometric testing is just bullshit.

5 Psychology Studies Every Awkward Teenager Should Read -- this is interesting... and humorous (though pardon the language...)

5 Psychology Studies Every Awkward Teenager Should Read -- this is interesting... and humorous (though pardon the language...)

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Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know - PsyBlog

Happiness: 10 Fascinating New Psychology Studies Everyone Should Know - PsyBlog

How The Mind Really Works: 10 Counterintuitive Psychology Studies  -- 1. Cognitive dissonance  2. Hallucinations are common  3. The placebo effect  4. Obedience to authority   5. Choice blindness  6. Fantasies reduce motivation   7. Brainstorming doesn't work  8. Don't suppress  9. Incredible multi-tasking skills  10. It's the little things

How The Mind Really Works: 10 Counterintuitive Psychology Studies -- 1. Cognitive dissonance 2. Hallucinations are common 3. The placebo effect 4. Obedience to authority 5. Choice blindness 6. Fantasies reduce motivation 7. Brainstorming doesn't work 8. Don't suppress 9. Incredible multi-tasking skills 10. It's the little things

How The Mind Really Works: 10 Counterintuitive Psychology Studies. -- Ten psychological findings that challenge our intuitive view of how our minds work. / Feb 27 '12

How The Mind Really Works: 10 Counterintuitive Psychology Studies. -- Ten psychological findings that challenge our intuitive view of how our minds work. / Feb 27 '12

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