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Sep 2, 2015 09:31 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Gun violence works as a social contagion, say experts explaining a rise in violent crime across many U.S. cities.
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 25, 2015 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sighted people can learn from the blind when it comes to thinking about race, new research indicates. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A new slackline record was set earlier this month. But slacklining is hardly the only way to set an insane world record.
Aug 12, 2015 10:54 AM ET // Bianca Nogrady, ABC Science Online
Rapid eye movement during sleep triggers the parts of our brain involved in processing visual images while we are awake.
Aug 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Voters nearly always prefer politicians with deep voices, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Is an animal a predator, or someone’s likely dinner? The shape of its pupils can answer that question, even for humans.
Aug 1, 2015 06:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ghost photo from the U.K. is going viral this week but in this case psychology—not the paranormal—provides the best explanation.
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