psychology http://wwno.org en Tulane Expert Says Colleagues Best Help For Sandy Hook First Responders http://wwno.org/post/tulane-expert-says-colleagues-best-help-sandy-hook-first-responders <p>As the nation continues mourning the killings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, first responders are getting help in coping with what they saw.&nbsp;A Tulane University expert on post-traumatic stress says their colleagues are the best source of help.</p><p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 25178 at http://wwno.org Can Science Plant Brain Seeds That Make You Vote? http://wwno.org/post/can-science-plant-brain-seeds-make-you-vote In 2008, just a few days before the Democratic presidential primary between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania, a large group of Pennsylvania voters got a very unusual phone call.<p>It was one of those get-out-the-vote reminder calls that people get every election cycle, but in addition to the bland exhortations about the importance of the election, potential voters were asked a series of carefully constructed questions:<p>"What do you think you'll be doing before you head to the polls on Tuesday?" recipients of the call were asked. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:04:00 +0000 editor 15876 at http://wwno.org The Id, The Ego And The Superhero: What Makes Batman Tick? http://wwno.org/post/id-ego-and-superhero-what-makes-batman-tick When you look at Batman with a coldly analytical eye — and he's hard to avoid these days, with <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em> set to come out Friday — a few things stand out as potential red flags: the secrecy, the lair, the attraction to danger, the blithe self-sacrifice, the ... cape.<p>It's unusual, all of it, you have to admit. Sure, he's handy to have around in an emergency, and you can't beat a fella who can be summoned with a giant light in the sky in the event you've got no cellphone reception.<p>But is he entirely ... Sun, 15 Jul 2012 04:03:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 15776 at http://wwno.org