Jason Goldman selects several notable posts each week from Psychology and Neuroscience. He blogs at The Thoughtful Animal.
- “[The] ability for other people’s emotional expressions to affect our own risk taking – a form of ’social referencing’ – is surprisingly under researched in psychology.” This, according to BPS Research Digest blogger Christian Jarrett: Bursting Balloons and Anxious Faces.
- Can neuroscience tell us anything about deja vu? Jordan Gaines of Gaines on Brains explains.
- Ever wanted to learn more about dopamine? New blogger Miss Behavior at The Scorpion and the Frog has a great explainer.
That’s it for this week… Check back next week for more great psychology and neuroscience blogging!