Psycomedia Episode 70 – Not Like That

Psycomedia Episode 70 – Not Like That


  • Mar, R. A., Oatley, K., & Peterson, J. B. (2009). Exploring the link between reading fiction and empathy: Ruling out individual differences and examining outcomes. Communications, 34(4), 407-428.
  • Oatley, K. (2012). The cognitive science of fiction. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 3(4), 425-430.
  • Salmon, C., & Symons, D. (2004). Slash fiction and human mating psychology.Journal of Sex Research, 41(1), 94-100.

Media of the Week:



Ben finds this couple pleasing:

Another fun empathy scale to do:


2 Responses to Psycomedia Episode 70 – Not Like That

  1. Charles says:

    Cringeworthy Game of Thrones psychology jokes:

    What do you call a social psychologist with a chain around his neck?
    Roy Baumaester

    Why did John Bargh join the Night’s Watch?
    He had no choice.

    What is one possible epidemiological mode of transmission for transmissible spongiform encephalopathy?
    Frey pie.

    What did Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi say to the Night’s Watchman?
    You flow nothing, Jon Snow.

    What did Martin Fishbein call his collaborative research projects?
    A Song of Ajzen and Fire

    What did Ser Sandor Clegane say when asked about the psychometric limitations of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator?
    “Call me ‘ser’ again and I’ll slit your bloody throat.”

    Why did Robert Zajonc support the Baratheons against the Targaryens?
    Preferences need no inferences.

    Where did Hans Eysenck end up after publishing “Smoking, Personality and Stress”?
    Wherever whores go.

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