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May 18, 2012

 

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How You Envision Others Says A Lot About You In Real Life

Perhaps imagining someone else with the qualities you admire is one way to develop them in yourself.

October 11, 2011

 

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The Psychology Of Christmas Lights

What kind of information does the brain need--and what processes does it go through--to convert a view of something into knowledge about that thing?

November 14, 2008

 

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Rub-a-Dub-Dub—but Why Do We Rub?

What is the next thing you do after you cry a little and flinch -- well rub the area where you got the ouch? Why do that?

October 16, 2008

 

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The Color of Lint

Your laundry is a mix of clothes of all different colors. Why, then, does the lint that collects in the lint tray always come out a bland gray?

January 13, 2005

 

What Came First, Language or Perception?

Have you ever wondered what came first? Language or perception? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 9, 2004

 

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Are you unhappy with your body? Learn about body dysmorphic disorder on this Moment of Science.

May 18, 2004

 

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Memories Are Reconstructions

Could your memories be lies? Well, no. But they could be wrong when remembering certain details.

March 10, 2004

 

UFO Attack!

Did UFOs attack fighter planes in June of 1969? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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