Posts Tagged ‘humor’

DIY Rorschach Necklace

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Look familiar, psychologists?




If you are a cognitive psychologist, this is kinda’ cute

Monday, April 16th, 2012

If the growth serum didn’t work, the sound wouldn’t be able to carry since everything would be too far away from the correct floor. A closed window would also prevent the sound from carrying, since most buildings tend to be well insulated. Since the whole operation depends on a steady flow of mutagens, a break in the middle of the genome would also cause problems. Of course, the fellow could shout, but the human voice is not loud enough to carry that far. An additional problem is that a string could break on the instrument. Then there could be no accompaniment to the message. It is clear that the best situation would involve less distance. Then there would be fewer potential problems. With face to face contact, the least number of things could go wrong. 

For non-cognitive psychologists

Stare at the dot for 5 minutes. Can you see the shark?

Monday, February 13th, 2012


A clever parody of optical illusions.

Wait, wait …

Monday, February 13th, 2012

SAGAL: This is from a study in the Journal of Personality. It is called that because it’s not very good looking.


SAGAL: Oh, the journal, it has personality.

– Peter Sagal, Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me.  12/10/11

To listen.


The horror of science

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Science claims it’s working to cure disease, save the planet and solve the greatest human mysteries, but Aasif Mandvi finds out what it’s really up to.

Link to The Daily Show video.

Freudian Slip

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

freudian slip

Happy Halloween! … from a psychologist

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Project: Gory Brain Cap

Insanity Wolf getting ready for the fall

Monday, August 8th, 2011



Sunday, July 24th, 2011

This is one reason why I don’t allow unapproved advertising in my research pool.