ADVERTISEMENT
  About the SA Blog Network

Posts Tagged "behavioral psychology"

Observations

Brain Scans of Hoarders Reveal Why They Never De-Clutter

hoarder brain scan ocd fmri

Jill, a 60-year-old woman in Milwaukee, has overcome extreme poverty. So, now that she has enough money to put food in the fridge, she fills it. She also fills her freezer, her cupboard and every other corner of her home. “I use duct tape to close the freezer door sometimes when I’ve got too many [...]

Keep reading »
Observations

Should Car Ads Be Banned?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ed/Lamborghini_BC.jpg

Never happen. But maybe they should be. A look at the ubiquitous aggressive driver in Psychology & Marketing, shows that he (more than she) tends to view a vehicle as an extension of The Self. “Perceiving cars as an extension to oneself might lead pe0ple to interpret any threat to their cars as a direct [...]

Keep reading »

More from Scientific American

Scientific American Dinosaurs

Get Total Access to our Digital Anthology

1,200 Articles

Order Now - Just $39! >

X

Email this Article

X