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Welcome to the weekly linkfest, August 28 edition. Science Brian Switek writes about one of the fastest mammals on earth, the pronghorn, and the complex ecology it lives in. Of Pronghorns and Predators. It’s an interesting look into the predator-prey relationships between wolves, coyotes, and pronghorns. Another great post from Brian, in which he tells…

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Science and Science Writing Colin Schultz has committed science blogging! Science bloggers link more often to original research than do mainstream journalists. Not surprising, but good to know there’s empirical research. Hannah Waters of Culturing Science ponders the place of young science writers in the broader science writing ecosystem. And in response, some good reminders…

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I humbly present, once again, the quasi-weekly linkfest. Enjoy! First, a reminder: Submit awesome science blogging for Open Lab! I encourage you not to be shy about submitting your own stuff! Also, are you following me on twitter? Lots of shenanigans going on over there, and lots of good links, too. Starting with the Science:…

Here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections for this week: EcoPhysioMichelle explains a giant methods FAIL on a recent paper that “claims that women who are approaching menopause become ‘more willing to engage in a variety of sexual activities to capitalize on their remaining childbearing years.’” NeuroKuz wonders, “Is it really possible to empathize with…

Here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections for this week: Scicurious delights and entertains while explaining a study all about rat urine, in song and rhyme. She instructs: If You’re Happy And You Know It, Smell Some Pee. Christian Jarrett of BPS Research Digest asks, Did you see the unicycling clown? More Vodka! It should…

Here are my ResearchBlogging Editor’s Selections for this week. First, something near and dear to our hearts. BPS Research Digest explains a recent paper investigating the links between bloggers’ personalities and their word choices. “Some commentators have suggested that the internet allows people to present idealised versions of themselves to the world. Contrary to that…

Here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections for this week: TwoYaks at the GeneFlow blog effectively criticizes the hypothesis that girls like pink and boys like blue because of evolved sex differences in hunting and foraging behaviors. Thankfully, a disclaimer is included so that evolutionary psychology isn’t totally destroyed by the criticism: “Evo-Psych can be…

Here are my ResearchBlogging Editor’s Selections for this week. Today’s selections will appear in haiku form. How hungry are you? Hunger affects decisions, says Christian Jarrett. Touch and texture, too, at Neurophilosophy, alter decisions. Science and Reason explores creativity and mental illness. Social Rejection? Study says take Tylenol. Neurocritic laughs.

More science, more blogging, more fantastic. Here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections this week: Angry people might play video games to release pent up energy and aggression…But researchers find that it doesn’t really help. Neoacademic explains why. Blue bananas and pink elephants. Kevin Mitchell at Wiring the Brain considers a rare condition called colour…

Fascinating Psychology and Neuroscience blogging as always this week. After several weeks behind me as Psych and Neuro Editor, I can confirm that is indeed really, really hard to just pick a few posts each week. But pick them I must…here are my Research Blogging Editor’s Selections for this week: Starting light, Neurokuz shares an…