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“human behavior”

Aug 27, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Highly neurotic individuals can be capable of major creative breakthroughs, as well as debilitating emotional breakdowns.
Aug 25, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sighted people can learn from the blind when it comes to thinking about race, new research indicates. Continue reading →
Aug 12, 2015 10:54 AM ET // Bianca Nogrady, ABC Science Online
Rapid eye movement during sleep triggers the parts of our brain involved in processing visual images while we are awake.
Aug 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Voters nearly always prefer politicians with deep voices, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2015 06:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ghost photo from the U.K. is going viral this week but in this case psychology—not the paranormal—provides the best explanation.
Jul 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Car alarms, wailing babies and other screams share traits that lead us to pay attention and often trigger fear. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2015 02:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new study claims that self-identified vampires are reluctant to tell others about their lifestyle for fear of being ostracized. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Even subtle changes in facial muscles can alter a persons perception of our trustworthiness.
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