Social psychology: does cleanliness affect perception? 105science
University of Cambridge psychology PhD student, Dario Krpan, discusses how the state of our body affects how we perceive things. We consider how feeling more clean might harshen our judgement, and how feeling pious might make us feel more clean. We also play the Science Fact or Fiction game, answer your question about why bees buzz, and catch you up on Cambridge news and science talks.
Science fact or fiction?
• Is the red juice that comes out of rare steak, blood?
• Are paper bags better for the environment than plastic bags?
• Are pet allergies caused by fur?
• Professor Sir John Gurdon is the 89th Cambridge name to be awarded the Nobel Prize
• Cambridge research offers insight into tuberculosis in cattle
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Talks – see talks.cam.ac.uk
- What’s the Problem with Maths? Dr. David Acheson on Monday 22 October 8:30pm at Trinity College.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/
- Exploring Mars by Professor Mark Sims on 23 October at 8pm in the Department of Chemistry.talks.cam.ac.uk/
- Saving the Tasmanian devil from a transmissible cancer by Dr Elizabeth Murchison on 24 October in the Department of Geography at 5pm. talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/
- Exotic mammals in the Antarctic with Bob Headland on 25 October at 7.30pm Anglia Ruskin University.http://talks.cam.
- 90 days of night: a year in Antarctica with Dr Eoin Macdonald-Nethercott on 26 October at 6pm in Wolfson College. talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/
- Why Biologists Need Maths with Dr Julia Gog on 29 October 8:30pm at Trinity Collegetalks.cam.ac.uk/talk/
- Losing your world while falling asleep’ by Dr Tristan Beckinstein on 30 October at 7.30pm in Baroosh Bar, Market Passage.
- Healthcare Biotechnology on 31 October at 6.15pm in Winstanley Lecture Theatre talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/