Video links from Lectures (day 24-final day)

Hi all,

Thanks to a student, I realized that many of the URLs on the PDFs don’t work, even with copy-paste (seems as if they’re case-sensitive). Since they may help you understand the information in lecture, I’ve collected the links here:

Morality Pt. 2

Dawkins on Altruism:

“Golden Balls” (Prisoners dilemma-style game show)

Morality Pt. 3

Infants distinguish between ‘good’ guys and ‘bad’ guys

Children and Chimps cooperating/helping

Jimmy Kimmel’s Halloween tricks (kids react to unfairness)

Personality Pt. 2

Infant Temperament

Happiness Pt. 2

Happiness across countries (with Sonja Lyubomirsky)

Mindwandering leads to unhappiness (Matt Killingsworth)

Spending money on others makes us happier (Michael Norton)

Superstition and the Supernatural Pt. 1

Heider and Simmel (1944) animation

We see faces in clouds, not clouds in faces

Lisa Simpson’s Rock-that-keeps-tigers-away

Dumb and Dumber-“What are my chances?”

Laughter and Humor Pt. 1

Borat (2006) Movie Trailer

Baby laughing at paper tearing

Psychologist Peter McGraw talks about Benign Violation theory of humor

Laughter and Humor Pt. 2

Neuroscientist Jaak Panksepp tickles rat (Radiolab)

Chimps Laughing

Why do we laugh when we’re tickled?

Wrap-up Lecture 

What you believe influences what you taste (Paul Bloom)