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“psychology”

Sep 27, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A fuzzy, moving form caught on camera at a New Mexico police station has some suspecting ghosts -- but there are other explanations. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Body odor may hint at a person's politics, according to a new study that finds people prefer the odors of those whose ideology matches their own.
Sep 25, 2014 09:43 AM ET
What does ice-chewing say about the people who chew it? And is all that harsh chomping harmful? Trace has the cold, hard facts.
Sep 24, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Hundreds of Colombian girls are experiencing strange symptoms and blaming a vaccine, but another explanation is more likely. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2014 01:17 PM ET
A small-sample study has reported promising results in the use of a blood test to diagnose depression. It's a welcome step forward in the study of an illness that affects some 10 percent of people.
Sep 23, 2014 02:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Recent strange cases of sleepwalking shed light on this mysterious condition. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A novel approach to analyzing genetic influences has allowed researchers to identify distinct gene clusters that contribute to eight different classes of schizophrenia.
Sep 15, 2014 12:49 PM ET
What makes some people take the simple notion of enjoying a product into the realm of passionate, borderline-irrational fanboy adulation? Ross Everett schools us on fanboy psychology.
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