Psycomedia Episode 97 – Young Frankenpodcast

Psycomedia Episode 97 – Young Frankenpodcast


  • Lucas, R. E., & Lawless, N. M. (2013). Does life seem better on a sunny day? Examining the association between daily weather conditions and life satisfaction judgments. Journal of personality and social psychology, 104(5), 872.
  • Simonsohn, U. (2007). Clouds make nerds look good: Field evidence of the impact of incidental factors on decision making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 20(2), 143-152.

The prop for Force Deadly Ship:

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Psycomedia Episode 96 – Commuter Simulator 2014

Psycomedia Episode 96 – Commuter Simulator 2014


  • Freeman, D., Evans, N., Lister, R., Antley, A., Dunn, G., & Slater, M. (2013). Height, social comparison, and paranoia: An immersive virtual reality experimental study. Psychiatry Research.

The amazing work of Peter Hammerson to bring us Enzo:


See his work at

See the experiment being done by Rachel in this video:

Alien and the Oculus Rift – not recommended for the paranoid:

Goat Simulator:

MetalHead Media:


Psycomedia Demi-Episode 95 and a half – Kentucky Frontal Cortex

Psycomedia Demi-Episode 95 and a half – Kentucky Frontal Cortex


  • St-Onge, M. P., McReynolds, A., Trivedi, Z. B., Roberts, A. L., Sy, M., & Hirsch, J. (2012). Sleep restriction leads to increased activation of brain regions sensitive to food stimuli. The American journal of clinical nutrition, 95(4), 818-824.
  • Xie, L., Kang, H., Xu, Q., Chen, M. J., Liao, Y., Thiyagarajan, M., … & Nedergaard, M. (2013). Sleep drives metabolite clearance from the adult brain. science, 342(6156), 373-377.

Psynet is back. To celebrate, check out the actual company unironically called Skynet.

She stole her voice from

Contagious cancer except not:

Brooklyn and Cash:

Spurious Correlations:

Lost Treasures of the Black Heart:




Psycomedia Episode 95 – The TIE Bombers of Mice

Psycomedia Episode 95 – The TIE Bombers of Mice


  • Caputo, G. B. (2010). Strange-face-in-the-mirror illusion. Perception, 39(7), 1007.
  • Ekman, I., & Kajastila, R. (2009, February). Localization Cues Affect Emotional Judgments–Results from a User Study on Scary Sound. In Audio Engineering Society Conference: 35th International Conference: Audio for Games. Audio Engineering Society.
  • Mobbs, D., Yu, R., Rowe, J. B., Eich, H., FeldmanHall, O., & Dalgleish, T. (2010). Neural activity associated with monitoring the oscillating threat value of a tarantula. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(47), 20582-20586.
  • Villeda, S. A., Plambeck, K. E., Middeldorp, J., Castellano, J. M., Mosher, K. I., Luo, J., … & Wyss-Coray, T. (2014). Young blood reverses age-related impairments in cognitive function and synaptic plasticity in mice. Nature medicine.

The Venus Callipyge / Aphrodite Kallipygos

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Unite Synchronization

It’s not that there isn’t an episode this fortnight, it’s just the definition of what ‘this fortnight’ is is changing.

We prepped an episode, but actually, other parts of our lives in two-weekly cycles make it difficult to record. So if we timeshift by one week, it actually becomes a lot easier. We’ll be back on the 30th May with a spooky full episode, and then will continue two weekly.

In other words.