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“Communication”

Dec 16, 2015 12:25 PM ET
We've all heard about the speed of light, but what about the speed of thought? How fast is that? DNews follows the path a thought takes through the brain and crunches some numbers on how fast it might be going.
Dec 9, 2015 04:01 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
The order of the words you use when giving directions might matter as much as the words themselves.
Sep 26, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A professor accused of sexual assault on a disabled man claims he consented via a discredited technique. Continue reading →
Aug 31, 2015 04:42 AM ET
We often hear people mention actors who have learned to do an "American accent," but what thespians typically learn is only one type of dialect in the United States. In fact, there are more than 20.
Aug 13, 2015 01:20 PM ET
The next time you hear sarcasm or express it yourself, consider that it may actually be stimulating your brain toward creativity and smarts.
Aug 7, 2015 05:00 AM ET
If you have an email address, there is a good chance that at some point you received a message from a member of the Nigerian royal family. But it's a con, and you may be surprised to learn how far back its roots go.
Mar 24, 2015 01:05 PM ET
How many people do you consider friends, even though you've never met them in person? More than zero, right? Such is life in the Internet age! But can such digital relationships be as satisfying as those we have with our more corporeal pals?
Feb 11, 2015 12:20 PM ET
Online comments sections, depending on the topic, can sometimes get a bit ... rambunctious, to be polite! The trouble is, it seems people assign a great deal of credibility to them -- even more so than to the material they just read.
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