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May 23, 2019

 

It’s Easier To Lie In A Foreign Language

In a recent study, people took longer to tell the truth in a foreign language because the extra cognitive load of speaking a different language made it harder.

May 16, 2019

 

The Bizarre Case Of Cotard’s Syndrome

Cotard’s Syndrome is a rare condition where patients sincerely believe that they’ve died.

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.

May 6, 2019

 

Growing Older And More Trusting

A recent study found that people tend to become more trusting with age, and that being more trusting could help to increase overall happiness.

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.

April 10, 2019

 

The Psychology Of Stressful Performance

Research shows that when activities require thinking, we’re more prone to choke.

April 8, 2019

 

Gambling Monkeys

A recent study shows that monkeys place a high value on satisfying their curiosity.

April 3, 2019

 

How Attitudes Can Change Performance

Sometimes attitudes about genes can affect human behavior more than the genes actually do.

February 25, 2019

 

Can Animals Tell Time?

New research suggests that mice possess a sense of what time it is.

February 11, 2019

 

Latin Improves Linguistic Ability

Studying Latin can help students learn modern languages like English.

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