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July 9, 2019

 

Crow Thievery

Crows are always on the lookout for others to rob, and they alter their tactics depending upon whether their victim is related or not.

May 15, 2019

 

Humans Behave Differently In Virtual Reality

There’s a big gap between how we act in virtual reality and how we act in real life, as scientists who did an experiment focused on yawning found out.

April 12, 2019

 

The Genetics Behind Dog Breeds

In a preliminary report, researchers found that the personality traits we ascribe to different dog breeds have a basis in the dogs’ DNA.

May 4, 2016

 

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Becoming More Feminine

Over the course of human civilization, men have evolved more feminine traits.

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?

October 4, 2012

 

Based on these results, parents may want to be a little more careful about what they let their children watch.

Children’s Programming Replete With Bullying

According to a new content analysis of popular kids shows, youngsters in the US are constantly exposed to cruel scenarios played out on parents' TV screens.

March 2, 2012

 

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Anxiety’s Rose-Colored Glasses

Recent research on human decision-making in high-pressure situations has yielded some surprising results.

October 17, 2010

 

TV: How Much Is Too Much For Kids?

A study finds the time spent staring at a screen could have a psychological impact on kids.

July 20, 2010

 

Scientists Test Their Luck By Testing Luck

Scientists find that good luck charms may actually help bring about more positive outcomes.

July 12, 2010

 

Getting Good And Mad Can Be Good

Psychologists say suppressing anger is actually bad for your health, while showing emotion can encourage constructive communication.

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