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Suppressing Our Most Fearful Memories

Research on mice reveals that specific memories can be weakened. Could this one day help treat the effects of trauma in humans?

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Ghost Effects

Social psychologist Michael Inzlicht launched his academic career on the study of “ego depletion.” His research suggested it was real. Then came doubts

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What Will Solve the Replication Crisis?

U of T scholars and others are calling for four major changes to how research is conducted

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A Distinctive Look?

English-Canadians are pretty good at identifying French-Canadian faces but the reverse isn’t true

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Know Thy Selfie

Think you take great pics of yourself? Think again

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The Science of Disagreement

How our bodies unwittingly reveal our prejudices

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10 Vows for a Stronger Marriage

A U of T grad student wrote her wedding vows based on research into what makes a relationship last

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Honest Lying

Brain dysfunction can cause us to make false statements that we believe to be true

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Screen Time

Online courses are big, bold and potentially game-changing for higher education

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Leaning Left

Meditation might make you more liberal, according to new U of T research

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Peace of Mind

A U of T project aims to bring better mental health to a country where most illnesses go untreated

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Anti-Prejudice Campaigns Can Backfire

They may have reverse effect of what they intend, U of T Scarborough psychologists find

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Timing is Everything

Modern life is 24-7, but there may be negative consequences to defying our body’s internal clock

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Gay or Straight?

Do some cultures have better “gaydar” than others?

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What Is Sacred?

Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly “right” or “wrong”

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Does Dieting Affect How You Think?

Yes, and not always in expected ways, research shows

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Mapping the Mind

Ambitious 10-year project will create a detailed electronic atlas of the brain

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The Polite Party

Psychology research finds that conservatives are more concerned with order, liberals are more compassionate

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Dating on the Rebound

For some people, dating right after a break-up may be a good idea

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Meditate Your Troubles Away

Mindfulness alters brain activity and improves mood, researchers find

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What You Eat Says about You

People who eat “good” foods are perceived as more trustworthy, study finds

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Clock Wise

The Hipp chronoscope enabled scientists to assess how quickly people respond to stimuli

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The Agony of Ecstasy

Long-term study of the cognitive effects of regular ecstasy use

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What Prejudice Does

Belonging to a stigmatized group reduces the self-control students use regulate to their behaviour

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What Makes Us Happy?

Science offers surprising new answers

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What, Me Worry?

Anxiety affects a person’s sense of life satisfaction less than depression, prof says

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An Internet for Everyone

Co-operating in research on technology, and finding innovation

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What Students Think About Teaching

College students are less likely than children to believe government should impose religious or patriotic values through public schools

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Chew on This!

David Jenkins and Janet Polivy both explore the power of food. 
He probes its impact on the body, while she studies its connection to the mind

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Solvents Harmful to Unborn

Increased risk of visual impairments, study finds

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Words Speak for Themselves

Children find it difficult to interpret tone of voice

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Suppressing Our Most Fearful Memories

Research on mice reveals that specific memories can be weakened. Could this one day help treat the effects of trauma in humans?

recent post image

What Makes Us Happy?

Science offers surprising new answers

recent post image

Dating on the Rebound

For some people, dating right after a break-up may be a good idea

recent post image

Timing is Everything

Modern life is 24-7, but there may be negative consequences to defying our body’s internal clock

recent post image

Anti-Prejudice Campaigns Can Backfire

They may have reverse effect of what they intend, U of T Scarborough psychologists find

recent post image

Gay or Straight?

Do some cultures have better “gaydar” than others?

recent post image

Chew on This!

David Jenkins and Janet Polivy both explore the power of food. 
He probes its impact on the body, while she studies its connection to the mind

recent post image

What Is Sacred?

Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly “right” or “wrong”

recent post image

The Polite Party

Psychology research finds that conservatives are more concerned with order, liberals are more compassionate

recent post image

Words Speak for Themselves

Children find it difficult to interpret tone of voice

recent post image

Meditate Your Troubles Away

Mindfulness alters brain activity and improves mood, researchers find

recent post image

Does Dieting Affect How You Think?

Yes, and not always in expected ways, research shows

recent post image

Mapping the Mind

Ambitious 10-year project will create a detailed electronic atlas of the brain

recent post image

What You Eat Says about You

People who eat “good” foods are perceived as more trustworthy, study finds

recent post image

What Students Think About Teaching

College students are less likely than children to believe government should impose religious or patriotic values through public schools

recent post image

What, Me Worry?

Anxiety affects a person’s sense of life satisfaction less than depression, prof says

recent post image

Screen Time

Online courses are big, bold and potentially game-changing for higher education

recent post image

Clock Wise

The Hipp chronoscope enabled scientists to assess how quickly people respond to stimuli

recent post image

Peace of Mind

A U of T project aims to bring better mental health to a country where most illnesses go untreated

recent post image

The Agony of Ecstasy

Long-term study of the cognitive effects of regular ecstasy use

recent post image

An Internet for Everyone

Co-operating in research on technology, and finding innovation

recent post image

Leaning Left

Meditation might make you more liberal, according to new U of T research

recent post image

What Prejudice Does

Belonging to a stigmatized group reduces the self-control students use regulate to their behaviour

recent post image

Solvents Harmful to Unborn

Increased risk of visual impairments, study finds

recent post image

Know Thy Selfie

Think you take great pics of yourself? Think again

recent post image

10 Vows for a Stronger Marriage

A U of T grad student wrote her wedding vows based on research into what makes a relationship last

recent post image

Honest Lying

Brain dysfunction can cause us to make false statements that we believe to be true

recent post image

The Science of Disagreement

How our bodies unwittingly reveal our prejudices

recent post image

Ghost Effects

Social psychologist Michael Inzlicht launched his academic career on the study of “ego depletion.” His research suggested it was real. Then came doubts

recent post image

What Will Solve the Replication Crisis?

U of T scholars and others are calling for four major changes to how research is conducted

recent post image

A Distinctive Look?

English-Canadians are pretty good at identifying French-Canadian faces but the reverse isn’t true

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