A while ago, an interesting paper on the promise and pitfalls of fMRI-based lie detection was published by Farah, Hutchinson, Phelps and Wagner (2014) in Nature Reviews Neuroscience. It is part of an ongoing article series by the journal examining the interplay between neuroscience and law. This installment discussed the reliability of observed associations between certain brain areas and deception, current limitations of fMRI-based lie detectors, how U. S. courts have treated appeal to fMRI dat........ Read more »
Farah MJ, Hutchinson JB, Phelps EA, & Wagner AD. (2014) Functional MRI-based lie detection: scientific and societal challenges. Nature reviews. Neuroscience, 15(2), 123-31. PMID: 24588019
Academic buoyancy was not a term I had come across before until I read this recent piece of research.Academic bouyancy refers to a students' ability to successfully overcome setbacks and difficulties that are typical in the general course of everyday academic life. It may symbolise an important factor on the psycho-educational landscape, helping students who experience challenges at school and with schoolwork (Martin, 2012).Martin (2012) assessed 87 students with ADHD, 3374 non-ADHD peers and........ Read more »
Martin Andrew J. (2012) Academic buoyancy and academic outcomes: Towards a further understanding of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), students without ADHD, and academic buoyancy itself. The British journal of educational psychology. PMID: 24547755
Differing effects in different countries means that a warmer, more populated, world could meet demand for wheat used to make flour and other food – but with important implications for greenhouse gas emissions and fairness. ... Read more »
Röder, M., Thornley, P., Campbell, G., & Bows-Larkin, A. (2014) Emissions associated with meeting the future global wheat demand: A case study of UK production under climate change constraints. Environmental Science , 13-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2014.02.002
Do you write about peer-reviewed research in your blog? Use ResearchBlogging.org to make it easy for your readers — and others from around the world — to find your serious posts about academic research.
If you don't have a blog, you can still use our site to learn about fascinating developments in cutting-edge research from around the world.
Research Blogging is powered by SMG Technology.
To learn more, visit seedmediagroup.com.