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“Human Brain”

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 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Voters nearly always prefer politicians with deep voices, a new study finds. Continue reading →
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 →
Jun 22, 2015 03:19 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The search for two escaped prisoners has spawned many sightings--most of them false.
Feb 9, 2015 03:26 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
NBC News anchor Brian Williams has apologized for telling a story that wasn't true. But psychologists have suggested it may not be a lie.
Dec 29, 2014 03:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman says she was assaulted while under hypnosis, but there is reason to question the claim. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
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