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Editor’s Selections: Military Training, Combating Racism, Neuroscience of Cake

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Here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections for this week.

  • “Military training intends to change behaviour,” writes Alex Fradera at BPS Occupational Digest. But what sorts of long-term changes to personality might result from military training?
  • What might a blood pressure pill have to do with reducing implicit racism? Find out at the United Academics blog.
  • Finally, what are the neural correlates of cake? An important criticism of the way some neuroscience research is conducted by Bradley Voytek at Oscillatory Thoughts.

That’s it for this week… Check back next week for more great psychology and neuroscience blogging!

Jason G. Goldman About the Author: Dr. Jason G. Goldman received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Southern California, where he studied the evolutionary and developmental origins of the mind in humans and non-human animals. Jason is also an editor at ScienceSeeker and Editor of Open Lab 2010. He lives in Los Angeles, CA. Follow on . Follow on Twitter @jgold85.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.





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