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ScienceSeeker Editor’s Selections: Dogs, Money, Sensation & Perception, NeuroNewtons, and DSM-5

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Here are my Science Seeker Editor’s Selections for the past week:

Can Dogs Use Human Emotional Expressions to Identify Which Box Contains Food? New research from the Tomasello lab, ably covered at the Companion Animal Psychology blog.

Can having more money make you a worse parent? At the Science of Relationships blog, Samantha Joel explains this counterintuitive finding: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.

Care to test your knowledge of sensation and perception? Cedar Reiner shared the final exam from his S&P course.

Scicurious asks, Does neuroscience need a Newton? Doctor Zen responds by nominating people who already qualify as the “Newtons” of neuroscience.

The DSM-5 has been finalized. Smart, sharp analysis from Vaughan Bell at Mind Hacks.

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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