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I Was Assaulted For Wearing Google Glass In The Wrong Part Of San Francisco

A colleague and I had just finished covering a march in protest of a Google employee who had recently evicted several tenants after buying and moving into a home in the area.<p>After more than an hour spent working on the story in a coffee shop, I arranged my laptop, camera, and notes in my backpack. …

Silicon Valley

Facebook is trying to save you from embarrassing posts

One of the first things I do before I post anything on Facebook is to make sure I know exactly <i>who</i> will see it. If it's a vacation photo of me and my husband, I restrict it to friends and family. If it's just a link to something funny on the internet, I might post it for all the world to see. It's …

Cities and their psychology: how neuroscience affects urban planning

The study of metropolitan areas and how their inhabitants interact with them is key to planning our future as a species<p>More than 30 years ago, the pioneering urbanist William Whyte was charged by the city of New York with the task of unraveling the mysteries of public space. Why do some such spaces …

City psychology survey: your best and worst experiences

Colin Ellard, professor of experimental psychology at Canada's University of Waterloo, introduces a survey of urban encounters for you to take part in<p>In the research laboratory for immersive virtual environments at the University of Waterloo, we are trying to understand how the design of places …

10 Great Gift Ideas for Psychology Students and More

Are you trying to think of the perfect gift for the psychology student, mental health professional, or armchair psychologist in your life. Where …

Psychology

Industrial-Organizational (I-O) Psychology Careers

Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychology is concerned with the study of workplace behavior. People who work in this areas apply psychological …

Sensorimotor Stage of Cognitive Development

Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget developed a defining theory of childhood development which posits that children progress through a series of four …