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Apr 14, 2015 06:12 AM ET
In America, we're no strangers to plastic surgery but South Korea eclipses even the U.S. in this field. Are people who undergo plastic surgery succumbing to vanity or are there larger societal forces at play?
Apr 6, 2015 04:40 AM ET
It sounds like a movie Ed Wood might have directed, but exploding head syndrome ifs totally for real. If you've ever woken up to an extremely loud noise whose source you could not pinpoint, you may have experienced it yourself. Trace explains.
Mar 26, 2015 01:32 PM ET
It's safe to say we're all pretty up on the psychological hallmarks of stress -- the generalized freak-out state that makes mush of our minds. But what's going on inside our temples of high anxiety?
Mar 25, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Often, we wake up certain of two things: 1. We slept, or at least we think we did; and 2. We had dreams. But DID we dream? Why does remembering our dreams feel a bit like trying to grab wisps of dissipating smoke?
Mar 24, 2015 01:05 PM ET
How many people do you consider friends, even though you've never met them in person? More than zero, right? Such is life in the Internet age! But can such digital relationships be as satisfying as those we have with our more corporeal pals?
Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
Feb 19, 2015 12:06 PM ET
Tests have shown that if we have too many choices, our minds will often just hit the boggle button and give up. Marketers know this and have learned how to present our choices in a way that makes the process palatable and the items purchasable.
Feb 11, 2015 12:20 PM ET
Online comments sections, depending on the topic, can sometimes get a bit ... rambunctious, to be polite! The trouble is, it seems people assign a great deal of credibility to them -- even more so than to the material they just read.
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