Partially drunk people can appear more attractive

There’s yet another twist in research news about drunkenness and the perception of beauty. The 2013 Ig Nobel psychology prize was awarded to Laurent Bègue [FRANCE], Brad Bushman [USA, UK, the NETHERLANDS, POLAND], Oulmann Zerhouni [FRANCE], Baptiste Subra [FRANCE], and Medhi Ourabah [FRANCE], for confirming, by experiment, that people who think they are drunk also think they […]

Dr. Wagenmakers disapproves (urination & drunkenness)

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a thoughtful article called “Fraud Scandal Fuels Debate Over Practices of Social Psychology“. They interviewed several people, including the irrepressibly irascible Dr. Wagenmakers [pictured here, in the photo he features on his web site]: But one methodological expert, Eric-Jan Wagenmakers, of the University of Amsterdam, added a sociological twist to the […]