Showing posts from October, 2014

Know you brain better >> Brain Games by National Geographic Channel

Brain Games is a reality television series that discusses and explores the components of the human brain. Hosted by Jason Silva, the show uses experts in cognitive science, neuroscience and psychology. The show is interactive, encouraging viewers to participate in experiments, or "brain games", that emphasize the main points presented in each episode.
Click here to visit the site and start knowing your Brain better :)

Note: The introduction has been taken from Wikipedia and image from the Brain Games website.

Psychology, 5th Edition by Robert A. Baron (eBook)

Social Psychology, 12th Edition by Robert A. Baron, Nyla R. Branscombe, Donn R. Byrne, Gopa Bhardwaj (eBook)

Introduction to Psychology, 7th Edition by Clifford T. Morgan, Richard A. King, John R. Weisz, John Schopler (eBook)

Psychology, South Asian Edition by Saundra K. Ciccarelli and Glenn E. Meyer (eBook)

IGNOU :: MAPC Study material soft copies

IGNOU took a lot of progressive steps a few years back. Some of them included creating a YouTube channel, moving most of the course related activities online, and the best one - uploading all the study material online and making it available to everyone who is keen to learn.
However, unfortunately, some of the things are changing back to their initial states. One of them is the closure of the online study material repository. The eGyankosh website of IGNOU has been under construction for a long time now. Some forums on the net suggest that it has been shut down due to a change in their IPR policy of the university. 
However, the older material is still available for download on some websites. Given below are a few such links:
PS: These links were active as on the date of publishing this post. If they are inactive now, please let us know through the comments section.

Statistical Reasoning in Psychology and Education, 3rd Edition - Edward W. Minium, Bruce M. King, Gordon Bear (eBook)

Why dieting doesn't usually work - A neuro-scientist's personal experience

In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they're 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies, as she explores the science behind why dieting not only doesn't work, but is likely to do more harm than good. She suggests ideas for how to live a less diet-obsessed life, intuitively.

Scientific Speed Reading - How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes

Do drugs affect self-perception? A crazy experiment by an artist

What happens when an artist takes a drug and creates a self-portrait of himself? What if the same guy does this on a regular basis for a few weeks?

See for yourself.

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