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Nov 19, 2014 12:20 PM ET
A new study finds that cleanliness may just be next to godliness. And feeling disgusted? Eh, not so much. It turns out feeling disgust can switch on some crazy defense mechanisms that make us less ethical. We'd better let Trace explain.
Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
While Ebola is killing thousands in Africa and reaching the United States, many are joking about it. Why? Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2014 01:17 PM ET
A new study argues that the season in which your were born can help determine your personality and even significantly impact your risk of developing mood disorders.
Oct 20, 2014 07:56 AM ET
It turns out there's a whole lot more to our blinking habit than merely keeping our eyeballs moist and clean. Trace explains why what we're doing impacts how often we blink.
Oct 15, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Scary, mysterious clowns have been spotted stalking two California towns. And it's not the first time. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Could a therapeutic regimen retrain a person's brain and rid it of its fears? That's the idea behind exposure therapy, and Trace has the answer.
Oct 7, 2014 06:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Weight discrimination, while serious, is rarer than most people assume, new research suggests. Continue reading →
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