Category Archives: Psychology

Martin Dresler on behavioral neuroenhancement

Yesterday I attended an interesting talk by Dr. Martin Dresler from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, who came to Oxford (at the seminar organized by the Oxford Martin School) to speak on the topic “Behavioral Neuroenhancement: Brain … Continue reading

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What is my “true self”?

Joshua Knobe has got a very interesting piece in the New York Times in which he discusses the ideas of authenticity and the “true self” and their normative implications. The starting point of his reflection is the case of evangelical … Continue reading

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Beauty, brains, and the halo effect

Satoshi Kanazawa is currently in the news – see e.g. these articles in the Daily Mail, The Australian andPsychology Today. An evolutionary psychologist at the London School of Economics, Kanazawa has just published a new article in the journal Intelligence (Kanazawa 2011) in … Continue reading

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