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Dec 30, 2015 09:03 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
What explains the wave of schadenfreude on social media following Ethan Couch's apprehension in Mexico? Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Scary headlines can cause the public to be needlessly fearful. Understanding risk and statistics can help. →
Dec 12, 2015 07:02 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Humans are pretty unreliable lie detectors, so researchers have developed software to sort fact from fiction for us.
Dec 9, 2015 12:02 PM ET
From real life to movies and TV, we often hear the terms sociopath and psychopath tossed around as though they mean the same thing. While the two share some personality traits, they differ in key ways.
Dec 3, 2015 12:07 PM ET
Some people we all know just devour their meals in nanoseconds. While you're still letting your food cool ... whoosh -- they're already wondering about dessert! It turns out fast eaters are missing out on the full taste of their meals.
Nov 20, 2015 12:35 PM ET
Psychologists have been trying for 40 years to divine the minds of those who commit brutal acts of terrorism. Do all terrorists have a particular personality disorder? DNews looks at the research.
Nov 27, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
What separates the run-of-the-mill impulse buyer from the compulsive shopper?
Nov 19, 2015 11:48 AM ET
Every child is a special snowflake. Or so their parents usually tell them. But how much praise it TOO much? How can parents raise children who don't become either entitled brats or despondent low-self-esteemers?
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