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The latest goss on infanticide

Michael Cook BioEdge A Washington Post blog has announced that the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Julian Savulescu, is preparing a special issue on infanticide. This follows the world-wide controversy over the JME’s February 23 article, “After-birth abortion: … Continue reading

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Big Ego Or Self-Esteem?

Leslie Fieger Self Esteem Blog I received an email from a reader who wanted to know how it is possible to have a highly developed level of self-esteem without becoming, or seeming to be, egotistical. The very question shows that … Continue reading

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Technical Issues

Just to inform all readers that we have experienced technical issues with our blog that have been rectified. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.  – KWC  

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Why Teamwork is Overrated

Psych Blog Does teamwork always enhance the performance of organisations? It might seem like a question that’s too obvious to ask. Practically every job description ever written demands ‘a good team player’. Teams of all kinds pop up everywhere in … Continue reading

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Are brain scans telling the truth?

Michael Cook BioEdge Functional magnetic resonance image scans have been used as lie detectors which have been used in murder trials as well as testing whether conservatives are psychopaths or liberals are more broad-minded. Yet recent studies suggest that the … Continue reading

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Dystopic QOTD: Huxley to Orwell on Hypnosis and Governance

Dan Hirschman A Sociologist Letters of Note is a fantastic blog that posts fascinating, inspiring and sometimes frightening bits of correspondence, often between famous writers. Today’s offering is a letter from Aldous Huxley to George Orwell following the publication of … Continue reading

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Positive Self Esteem Is The Immune System Of The Soul

Tyler Woods Self Esteem Blog Low self-esteem does not have to be part of your life. . Having positive self-esteem is all in your power. I know that saying you have the power to have positive self-esteem might sound impossible … Continue reading

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Grassley Asks DOJ Again if They’ve Taken Action Against Wall Street

Blog of Legal Times Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is pushing the Department of Justice for details on what it has done to pursue criminal charges against the major Wall Street banks and executives who he says are responsible for the … Continue reading

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Spain’s lost generation: youth unemployment surges above 50 per cent

Fiona Govan Telegraph More than half of young Spaniards are out of work, according to fresh statistics, signalling a lost generation that has been hit hardest by Spain’s economic woes, as the total number of unemployed surged above five million. … Continue reading

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Greece Scammed By Goldman While Trying To Meet EU Financial Terms

Alexander Higgins Alexander Higgins Blog While trying to meet the terms of the EU Treaty, Goldman Sachs’ duped Greece in a derivative transaction disguised as a loan leaving taxpayers on the hook for $793 million. A Bloomberg report on Goldman … Continue reading

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