The year 2004 marks the centenary of B. F. Skinner's birth. I doubt that most members of the American Psychological Society (and even a smaller proportion of all psychologists) will pay much attention. After all, hasn't behaviorism passed from the scene? Don't we live in the age of the cognitive revolution, which still roars along [...]
…after a computer analysis of three decades of hit songs, Dr. DeWall and other psychologists report finding what they were looking for: a statistically significant trend toward narcissism and hostility in popular music. As they hypothesized, the words “I” and “me” appear more frequently along with anger-related words, while there’s been a corresponding decline in [...]
The team at the J Craig Venter Institute (…), used the quotation "To live, to err, to fall, to triumph, to recreate life out of life" as a watermark to distinguish the synthetic DNA from that occurring naturally in the bacterium into which it was transplanted.
But the eagle-eyed Joyce literary estate took exception to [...]