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“psychology”

Jul 21, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Public transit commutes are more enjoyable when you actually talk to the person sitting inches away from you, new research shows. Continue reading →
Jul 17, 2014 09:18 AM ET
Lost your job? Feeling depressed? Such emotion-packed situations might put you in the cross hairs of an online scammer. Tara explains.
Jul 15, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Getting rid of some habits is as easy as forgetting that you learned them, according to a new study. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2014 04:45 AM ET
Sex and alcohol both make us feel good, but one of them is a bit of a liar in the long run. Trace explains which is the deceiver, and what each does to couples' communication skills.
Jul 13, 2014 10:00 AM ET
In sad-but-true, and probably not even unexpected, news, researchers observed that an alarmingly high number of people would rather shock themselves than be bored. Tara has the details.
Jul 12, 2014 10:00 AM ET
We've all been there. Someone says something and them whooosh! Drop. Dead. Silence. What happens to the poor speaker of the words that caused the silence, as the agonizing dearth of noise unfolds?
Jul 9, 2014 04:50 AM ET
When it comes to how we see ourselves, our perception is just a bit off. We don't know how to gauge how assertive we're being with others, and we think we're better looking than we really are. Laci looks at why we fail to see ourselves clearly.
Jul 3, 2014 05:09 AM ET
Is something sneaking up on you? It doesn't even have to be sneaking, for us to be afraid of it. Turns out humans have closeness issues. Tara reports.
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