4 Psychology Myths You Probably Thought Were True

4 Psychology Myths You Probably Thought Were True



Do you know brain facts from fiction?
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References:

Rauscher, F. H., Shaw, G. L., & Ky, K. N. (1993). Music and spatial task performance. Nature, (365), 611.

Chabris, C. F. (1999). Prelude or requiem for the ‘Mozart effect’?. Nature, 400(6747), 826-827. http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/asu/f/Steele_KM_1999_Prelude_or_Requiem.pdf

Husain, G., Thompson, W.F. & Schellenberg, E.G. (2002). Effects of musical tempo and mode on arousal, mood, and spatial abilities: Re-examination of the “Mozart effect”. Music Perception, 20, 151-171.

Varakin, D. A., & Loschky, L. (2010). Object appearance and picture-specific viewpoint are not integrated in long-term memory. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63(6), 1181-1200. http://www.k-state.edu/psych/vcl/documents/Varakin_Loschky_2010.pdf

Park, D. C., Lodi-Smith, J., Drew, L., Haber, S., Hebrank, A., Bischof, G. N., & Aamodt, W. (2014). The Impact of Sustained Engagement on Cognitive Function in Older Adults The Synapse Project. Psychological science, 25(1), 103-112. http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/11/07/0956797613499592.abstract?papetoc

http://www.apa.org/monitor/apr05/instincts.aspx

Music by Podington Bear:
Bi-Plane: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Strummed/Biplane
Cascades: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/podington_bear/rhythm_and_strings/Cascades
Gravy: http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Upbeat/Gravy

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