Month: October 2006

  • Adventures in Caffeine

    Have you heard of Coca Cola Blak? Coke advertises it as “Coke effervescence with coffee essence.” I didn’t know what the hell effervescence meant, so I looked it up. It’s another word for fizzy. Thus, Blak is coffee dumped in fizzy Coke. The other day, I went to buy a bottle of Diet Coke at […]

  • Video Games Make You Smart

    I’ll stick with posting about psychology, since school/work is all I’ve been doing lately. I came across an article (Teasdale & Owen, 2000) which looked at trends in intelligence scores over the last few decades. As you may know, intelligence has been steadily going up over time. This study looked at a Danish population, to […]

  • Psychobabble

    You know, there are a lot of interesting things in the field of psychology, but not a lot of people know about them. When most people think of psychology, they think of Sigmund Freud sitting behind a patient on a couch while they talk about their childhood, while he fills out a prescription for crazy […]