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July 4, 2013

 

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Why Are We Nice To Others?

Hhow and why is it that we have the capacity to help people not related to us, even when there's no apparent evolutionary benefit?

July 1, 2013

 

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Predicting The Best Treatment For Depression

New research suggests that neuroimaging may be able to help those suffering from depression optimize their treatment plans.

June 10, 2013

 

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A Little Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing

A hot shot attitude might annoy your friends and coworkers, but could it be dangerous too?

May 24, 2013

 

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Stopping Smoking Can Lead To Weight Gain

One of the side-effects of stimulants is that they suppress the appetite.

May 8, 2013

 

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Does Facebook Lead To Loneliness?

Researchers found that copious posting on Facebook may have something to do with loneliness.

May 7, 2013

 

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Express Yourself And Live Longer

Here's an interesting fact: Italians and Spaniards live nearly two years longer, on average, than people who live in England.

May 6, 2013

 

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Bring Back Recess!

Think back for a moment to when you were in elementary school. Now, what was the best part of the school day? Recess, right?

April 30, 2013

 

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I Yawn And My Dog Yawns

Contagious yawning has been scientifically measured in humans, adult chimpanzees, baboons, and dogs.

April 8, 2013

 

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Sadness Makes People Short With Money

You've probably heard the phrase "Sadder but wiser," implying that feeling low somehow makes us think more clearly.

April 4, 2013

 

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Unconscious Behavior And Psychology

Social psychologists have been intrigued by what they call automatic behavior-the ways people react to stimuli without consciously thinking about their actions.

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