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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.
Feb 9, 2015 03:50 AM ET
The Internet may have quickened the dating pace for some, but it's also brought more risky behavior along for the ride, as research finds upticks in HIV and gonorrhea after craigslist launched.
Feb 6, 2015 03:40 AM ET
Don't fall for the busted notion that only pregnant women have cravings. We all get them -- to varying degrees and for different foods. Find out which cues give the brain license to send us out for some ice cream.
Feb 5, 2015 03:30 AM ET
Humans are born communicators -- if we have something to say, we usually say it. Just visit the Internet! But another tool in our language box flies a bit under the radar: the language of touch. Julia explains how we use it and why it works.
Feb 4, 2015 11:38 AM ET // AFP
Scientists say people fall into two broad categories -- promiscuity or faithfulness -- when it comes to sex.
Jan 14, 2015 08:35 AM ET
Feeling on edge? A bit anxious? It could be you've somehow been separated from your smartphone. New research finds that just being away from your phone can cause anxiety and even cause you to perform worse on important tasks.
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