Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Jack Lovelock

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_LovelockThe highlight of Lovelock's career came in 1936, when he won the gold medal in the 1500 m at the Berlin Olympics, setting a world record in the final (3:47.8). Lovelock had plotted ever since his defeat at Los Angeles and developed a revolutionary tactic. The race is regarded as

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DNA: The Secret of Life

http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/discovery-of-dna-structure-and-function-watson-397 Many people believe that American biologist James Watson and English physicist Francis Crick discovered DNA in the 1950s. In reality, this is not the case. Rather, DNA was first identified in the late 1860s by Swiss chemist Friedrich Miescher. Then, in the decades following Miescher's discovery, other scientists--notably, Phoebus Levene

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How to cheat on personality tests

https://theconversation.com/how-to-cheat-on-personality-tests-and-other-pseudosciences-30248 Because trait psychology is philosophically primitive, personality testers ignore or cannot recognise the problem of circularity of argument which haunts their enterprise. For example, they assume that personality traits are enduring, pervasive and affect all aspects of behaviour. Since they cannot be observed, personality traits are theoretical constructs which are measured

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Group Therapy

http://psychology.about.com/od/psychotherapy/a/treattypes.htm What is Group Therapy? Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy where two or more clients work with one or more therapists or counselors. This methods is a popular format for support groups, where group members can learn from the experiences of others and offer advice. This method is also more

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