Tuesday, 25 August 2015

List of media coverage from recent paper: Mental Representations of Weekdays

Ellis DA, Wiseman R, Jenkins R (2015) Mental Representations of Weekdays. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0134555. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0134555

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Media Coverage  - over 100 national and international outlets including:


BBC One

BBC Radio Hertfordshire and Worcester 

BBC Radio Humberside

BBC Radio Lincolnshire


BBC Radio Stoke (see below)


BBC Radio Wales 

ITV 





Publication: The Daily Mail (online and in print)
Title: Why Thursdays are best forgotten
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3204201/Why-Thursdays-best-forgotten-Britons-confused-day-week-four-times-ten-Monday-Friday-struggle-stand-out.html
















http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3209175/Can-t-remember-day-s-probably-THURSDAY-Midweek-days-weaker-identities-Monday-Friday.html

Publication: The Independent (online and in print)
Title: Monday and Friday have distinct 'identities' meaning you are less likely to forget them, researchers find
http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/monday-and-friday-have-distinct-identities-meaning-you-are-less-likely-to-forget-them-researchers-find-10465437.html?origin=internalSearch

Publication: The Lincolnshire Echo

Title: Mondays really do make us blue and Friday is the happiest day - Lincoln University research reveals http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Mondays-really-make-blue-Friday-happiest-day/story-27651352-detail/story.html





Publication: Science Daily

Title: 'I keep thinking it's Wednesday': Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150819172211.htm




Publication: Quartz
Title: Study: Why you never seem to know what day of the week it is
http://qz.com/486308/study-why-you-never-seem-to-know-what-day-of-the-week-it-is/

Publication: SRJ News
Title: Reason Monday and Friday most remembered by people http://www.srjnews.com/reason-monday-and-friday-most-remembered-by-people/1903/

Publication: PsyPost
Title: 
'I keep thinking it's Wednesday': Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://www.psypost.org/2015/08/i-keep-thinking-its-wednesday-why-do-we-find-it-hard-to-keep-track-of-days-of-the-week-36832





Publication: Millennium Post
Title: People remember Mondays and Fridays, says Study  http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=156084

Publication: Softpedia
Title: Why your brain keeps forgetting what day it is http://news.softpedia.com/news/why-your-brain-keeps-forgetting-what-day-it-is-489674.shtml

Publication: Ooyuz
Title: Monday and Friday have distinct 'identities' meaning you are less likely to forget them, researchers find
http://www.ooyuz.com/geturl?aid=8013196


Publication: Medical Daily
Title: What day is it again? People easily confuse middle days of the week, but not Monday and Friday http://www.medicaldaily.com/what-day-it-again-people-easily-confuse-middle-days-week-not-monday-and-friday-348936

Publication: Red Online
Title: Fridays really are the happiest day of the week http://www.redonline.co.uk/health-self/self/fridays-are-the-happiest-day-of-the-week

Publication: The Hans India

Title: Why people remember Monday and Friday
http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/2015-08-22/Why-people-remember-monday-and-friday-171751


Publication: The University of Lincoln
Title: 'I keep thinking it's Wednesday': Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/news/2015/08/1133.asp


Publication: The University of York
Title: Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2015/research/days-of-the-week/


Publication: Medical Express
Title: Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-08-hard-track-days-week.html

Publication: Tech Times

Title: Study explains why Monday and Friday are the memorable days of the week
http://www.techtimes.com/articles/78765/20150823/study-explains-why-monday-and-friday-are-the-memorable-days-of-the-week.htm


Publication: Huffpost La Vita Com'e
Title: "Che giorno della settimana è oggi?": una ricerca spiega perché ce ne dimentichiamo così spesso (FOTO)
http://www.huffingtonpost.it/2015/08/22/giorno-della-settimana_n_8024320.html

Publication: iol Lifestyle

Title: Quick! What day of the week is it?
http://www.iol.co.za/lifestyle/people/quick-what-day-of-the-week-is-it-1.1902978#.VdX3bVNVhHw


Publication: Neuroscience News
Title: What day is it? Why it's hard to keep track of days of the week http://neurosciencenews.com/mental-representations-week-days-2478/

Publication: The Scotsman
Title: Friday (and Monday) on our minds
http://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-scotsman/20150820/281689728553871/TextView

Publication: MyInforms.com
Title: 'I keep thinking it's Wednesday': Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://myinforms.com/en/a/15604777-i-keep-thinking-its-wednesday--why-do-we-find-it-hard-to-keep-track-of-days-of-the-week/

Publication: Health, Medical, and Science Updates

Title: 'I keep thinking it's Wednesday': Why do we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week?
http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com/i-keep-thinking-its-wednesday-why-do-we-find-it-hard-to-keep-track-of-days-of-the-week/human-behavior-perception/#sthash.lQpKk3Av.E4dJad7m.dpbs

Publication: Bailiwick Express
Title: That 'Friday feeling' and those 'Monday blues' are real things - and they might be making you forgetful http://www.bailiwickexpress.com/jsy/life/science/friday-feeling-and-those-monday-blues-are-real-things-and-they-might-be-making-you-forgetful/

Publication: Yahoo
Title: Why you've got Friday (and Monday) on your mind
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/why-youve-got-friday-monday-mind-180008179.html#r831OFL

Publication: Belfast Telegraph
Title: Why you've got Friday (and Monday) on your mind
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/breakingnews/offbeat/why-youve-got-friday-and-monday-on-your-mind-31463958.html


Publication: Irish Examiner
Title: That 'Friday feeling' and those 'Monday blues' are real things - and they might be making you forgetful
http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/world/that-friday-feeling-and-those-monday-blues-are-real-things--and-they-might-be-making-you-forgetful-691799.html


Publication: BT
Title: Why you've got Friday (and Monday) on your mind
https://home.bt.com/news/odd-news/why-youve-got-friday-and-monday-on-your-mind-11363998735986


Publication: Jersey Evening Post
Title: Why you've got Friday (and Monday) on your mind
http://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/uk-news/2015/08/19/why-youve-got-friday-and-monday-on-your-mind/


Publication: The Press and Journal
Title: Why you've got Friday (and Monday) on your mind
https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/pipe/671671/why-youve-got-friday-and-monday-on-your-mind/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter


Publication: Medical News Today
Title: 'What day is it today?' Study explains why it can be hard to keep track
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/298487.php

Publication: The Express Tribute (with the International New York Times)
Title: Why people remember Mondays and Fridays
http://tribune.com.pk/story/942784/why-people-remember-mondays-and-fridays/

Publication: Government Executive 
Title: Study: Here is why you never know what day it is
http://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2015/08/study-here-why-you-never-know-what-day-it/119394/

Publication: le Populaire
Title: Des chercheurs expliquent pourquoi nous confondons les jours
http://www.lepopulaire.fr/france-monde/actualites/societe/sante-beaute/2015/08/25/des-chercheurs-expliquent-pourquoi-nous-confondons-les-jours_11559462.html

Publication: Sciences et Avenir
Title:"Quel jour on est déjà ?"... ça vous dit quelque chose ?

Publication: Discovery News
Title: Why every day between Monday and Friday is a blur

Publication: Scienze Fanpage
Title: Ecco perché non ricordiamo i giorni della settimana
http://scienze.fanpage.it/ecco-perche-non-ricordiamo-i-giorni-della-settimana/

Publication: Mental Floss
Title: Why it's so hard to remember which day of the week it is
http://mentalfloss.com/uk/psychology/32494/why-it-s-so-hard-to-remember-which-day-of-the-week-it-is

Publication: The Latest News
Title: New study explains why you frequently don't know which day of the week it is
http://www.thelatestnews.com/new-study-explains-why-you-frequently-dont-know-which-day-of-the-week-it-is/

Publication: The Statesman
Title: Why people remember Mondays and Fridays
http://www.thestatesman.com/mobi/news/84161-story.html

Publication: Health Press
Title: Study explains why people remember Mondays and Fridays
http://www.mozaaf.com/post/2339115

Publication: The Health Site
Title: Study proves why we remember Mondays and Fridays
http://www.thehealthsite.com/news/study-proves-why-we-remember-mondays-and-fridays-i815/

Publication: Business Standard
Title: Why we find it hard to keep track of the days of the week decoded
http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/why-we-find-it-hard-to-keep-track-of-days-of-the-week-decoded-115082100346_1.html

Publication: International Business Times
Title: 'What day is it today?' Study explains why people struggle to remember days of the week
http://www.ibtimes.com.au/what-day-it-study-reveals-why-people-struggle-remember-days-week-1462814

Publication: Doctors Health Press
Title: Study explains why people remember Mondays and Fridays
http://www.doctorshealthpress.com/health-news/study-explains-why-people-remember-mondays-and-fridays

Publication: AWAZ.tv
Title: Why people remember Mondays and Fridays
http://www.awaztoday.tv/News_Why-people-remember-Mondays-and-Fridays_3_59704_Showbiz-News.aspx

Publication: World News 24
Title: Why we have trouble keeping track of days
http://news24s.info/why-we-have-trouble-keeping-track-of-days-iafrica-com/

Publication: The Sun Daily
Title: Researchers explain why trouble keeping track of the days
http://www.thesundaily.my/news/1534242

Publication: Medical News Bulletin
Title: Why you can't remember what day it is today
http://www.medicalnewsbulletin.com/perception-of-days/

Publication: Star2
Title: The way you think can cause you to confuse the days
http://www.star2.com/health/mind/2015/09/01/the-way-you-think-can-cause-you-to-confuse-the-days/

Publication: Science Alert
Title: Here's why we have trouble remembering what day it is
http://www.sciencealert.com/here-s-why-we-have-trouble-remembering-what-day-it-is

Publication: Good Housekeeping
Title: There's a reason why we find it hard to keep track of days of the week
http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/news/theres-a-reason-we-find-it-hard-to-keep-track-of-days-of-the-week

Publication: Zee News India
Title: Mondays really do make us blue and Friday is the happiest day: Research
http://zeenews.india.com/news/science/mondays-really-do-make-us-blue-and-friday-is-the-happiest-day-research_1650731.html

Publication: BioSpace
Title: Why we find it hard to keep track of days of the week
http://www.biospace.com/news_story.aspx?StoryID=389457&full=1

Publication: Real Simple
Title: Science agrees: Today does feel like a Wednesday
http://www.realsimple.com/work-life/today-does-feel-like-wednesday

Publication: New Kerala
Title: Why people remember Mondays and Fridays
http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-107215.html

Publication: National Affairs
Title: Findings: A daily roundup of academic studies
http://www.nationalaffairs.com/blog/detail/findings-a-daily-roundup/vibes

Publication: The Post Office
Title: Are you often confused about days of the week?
http://blog.postofficeshop.co.uk/are-you-often-confused-about-days-of-the-week/

Publication: Health News Today
Title: What day is it today? Study reveals why confuse the weekdays
http://healthnewstodayss.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/what-day-is-today-study-reveals-why.html

Publication: Times of Malta
Title: Why you've got Friday (and Monday) on your mind
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20150824/life-features/why-youve-got-friday-and-monday-on-your-mind.581811

Publication: Focus.it
Title: Perché non ricordiamo mai che giorno é
http://www.focus.it/comportamento/psicologia/perche-non-ci-ricordiamo-mai-il-giorno-della-settimana