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Aug 27, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Highly neurotic individuals can be capable of major creative breakthroughs, as well as debilitating emotional breakdowns.
Aug 11, 2015 12:47 PM ET
In 1879, a physician named Benjamin Ball coined the term claustrophobia after observing patients of his who had some trouble with both closed spaces and heights. Over time, the list of spaces that could cause the disorder has grown long.
Aug 6, 2015 12:54 PM ET
Cheating on a test at school is often looked at as a moral issue, but a recent study suggests the bad behavior could be linked to hormones.
Aug 6, 2015 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A triple murder last month has fueled speculation about a witchcraft-related 'ritual killing,' but that seems unlikely. Continue reading →
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?
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