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“psychology”

Apr 26, 2016 02:52 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman was killed while seeking a legendary monster in Kentucky, revealing the dangers of legend-tripping. Continue reading →
Apr 13, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
LSD replaces one illusion with another, according to the first detailed look at how this psychedelic drug alters brain function.
Mar 30, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Marlowe Hood, AFP
Not knowing if a decision will provoke pain is more stressful than correctly anticipating the outcome, even when that outcome is very painful.
Mar 21, 2016 04:40 AM ET
"Mad geniuses" are a staple of fact and fiction, and studies have shown a higher incidence of mental disorders in those who are highly creative. But which prompts which? Does creativity lead to madness or does madness lead to creativity?
Mar 21, 2016 09:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Some 10 million Americans reportedly suffer from SAD... or do they?
Mar 15, 2016 01:11 PM ET
Child prodigies come from many disciplines -- math, art, and music, to name a few -- but all have one thing in common: They're really young and scary-good at something. What happens when they're no longer whiz kids?
Mar 14, 2016 08:39 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Normally our brains can tell which signals are from the outside world and which come from our minds. But occasionally something can go awry.
Mar 10, 2016 12:52 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian couple is charged with failing to provide medical care to their sick child in favor of unproven home remedies. Continue reading →
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