Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Could it be magic? Extreme apparent mental causation. Mixing Memory investigates the psychology of magical thinking.
The presence of genes for the immune system can go a little way to predicting how likely couples are to remain faithful.
Corpus Callosum on a study showing that psychotherapy can reduce the adverse effects of psychiatric drugs.
PsyBlog examines the psychology of self-disclosure in the formation of relationships.
A fifteen-minute exercise may help overcome a lifetime of racial stereotyping. Cognitive Daily reports on a surprising study.
Researchers have been able to use a brain scan to read people’s intentions, albeit in very restricted circumstances.
Trailer for documentary about suicides from the Golden Gate Bridge is online.
Developing Intelligence has a fantastic introduction to the neuroscience of dopamine.