TRC #397: Star Wars Droids with Jim Davies + Misleading Terms In Psych Fields + Star Wars Myths

bb8Friend of the show Jim Davies joins us this week to explore our psychology, and often conflicted feelings, about droids in the Stars Wars universe. Cristina schools us in terms often misused when reporting psychological science. Finally, Adam rounds out this week’s Geek factor by debunking some popular Star Wars myths.

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Star Wars Droids with Jim Davies

http://nautil.us/issue/33/attraction/our-conflicted-feelings-for-r2_d2

Misleading Terms in Psych Fields

Fifty psychological and psychiatric terms to avoid: a list of inaccurate, misleading, misused, ambiguous, and logically confused words and phrases

Relabeling the medications we call antidepressants.

Hard wired for negative news? Gender differences in processing broadcast news.

Star Wars Myths

“That 70s Show” – Young Man Blues – Trivia – IMDB

10 Most Notorious Star Wars Urban Legends

*NSYNC Appears To Have Secretly Ended Up In A ’Star Wars’ Movie

Was the Wampa Attack in Empire Strikes Back Created to Explain Mark Hamill’s Facial Injuries? – The Huffington Post

When did Sith enter the Star Wars canon? – Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange

Sith – Wikipedia

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