Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news:
Cognitive Daily looks at whether selfishness or competition is the strongest influence on behaviour.
How does physical stress and illness affect mental states and psychopathology? ABC All in the Mind investigates.
PsyBlog examines recent research on achieving sustainable happiness.
Hollywood actor Forest Whittaker hails the pioneering brain surgeon that saved his mother’s life.
ABC Radio National’s Ockham’s Razor looks at the infamous case of Sir Roy Meadow and the debates over the existence of ‘Munchhausen’s syndrome by proxy’.
The New York Times has an article on South Korean boot camps to cure children of non-existent internet addiction.
Denial and public belief. ABC News covers research showing that highlighting false reports may actually make them more widely believed.
The BPS Research Digest looks at research on why sexism towards females in the workplace has a negative effect on males too.