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“Communication”

Jan 14, 2015 08:35 AM ET
Feeling on edge? A bit anxious? It could be you've somehow been separated from your smartphone. New research finds that just being away from your phone can cause anxiety and even cause you to perform worse on important tasks.
Jan 6, 2015 12:15 PM ET
Wait, what? Hugs can help fend off bugs? New research suggests hugging could be a key front-line defense for our cold-, flu-, and winter-battered immune systems. Trace embraces the findings.
Nov 13, 2014 12:10 PM ET
Dyslexia is by far the most common learning disability. But help may be on the way, in the form of an entirely new typeface dreamed up by a Dutch designer who suffers from the disease himself.
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 →
Oct 28, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many popular books are claimed to have been written by the dead through psychics. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2014 01:01 PM ET
With domestic violence cases much in the news of late, Tara takes a look at some statistics to help define the scope of the problem and wonders if perpetrators of abuse can be identified before they strike.
Sep 15, 2014 12:49 PM ET
What makes some people take the simple notion of enjoying a product into the realm of passionate, borderline-irrational fanboy adulation? Ross Everett schools us on fanboy psychology.
Sep 9, 2014 05:56 AM ET
The experiment looks at first blush like a bit of a kluge, but scientists have nonetheless achieved brain-to-brain communication of a rudimentary sort, over the Internet.
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