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Oct 21, 2014 05:39 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Preference for ultra-masculine men and ultra-feminine women is an urban habit, a new study suggests. Continue reading →
Oct 14, 2014 12:51 PM ET
Could a therapeutic regimen retrain a person's brain and rid it of its fears? That's the idea behind exposure therapy, and Trace has the answer.
Oct 14, 2014 07:26 AM ET
Emotional abuse of children is the most prevalent and challenging form of neglect. So says the American Academy of Pediatrics. Why doesn't it seem to get the same attention as more visible forms of abuse?
Oct 10, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Any disease is scary, but why is Ebola especially terrifying? Here are some answers. Continue reading →
Oct 3, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Bill Maher’s sweeping generalizations abut Islam aren't the first time someone publicly stereotyped an entire religion. Why do we do it?
Sep 27, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A fuzzy, moving form caught on camera at a New Mexico police station has some suspecting ghosts -- but there are other explanations. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Body odor may hint at a person's politics, according to a new study that finds people prefer the odors of those whose ideology matches their own.
Sep 25, 2014 09:43 AM ET
What does ice-chewing say about the people who chew it? And is all that harsh chomping harmful? Trace has the cold, hard facts.
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