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Jan 17, 2015 07:01 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
Jan 15, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Being around strangers can cause people stress and, in turn, make them less able to feel others' pain, new research suggests.
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.
Jan 13, 2015 04:04 AM ET
A massive new study on jealousy looks at the reasons different groups of people experience the emotion as well as what triggers it.
Jan 7, 2015 05:16 AM ET
If you're careful about not being so bored that you lead yourself down dangerous paths, boredom can actually have fantastic mental benefits, spurring ideas and creativity as you're pushed by the dullness to do something.
Jan 6, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new phone app is designed to help record dreams and interpret their significance -- some say it might reveal ESP.
Dec 29, 2014 03:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman says she was assaulted while under hypnosis, but there is reason to question the claim. Continue reading →
Dec 27, 2014 03:00 AM ET
A new study looks at the kind of hard-charging workers who don't even know how to let the holiday season interrupt their efforts. If you pass up holiday pie for working late, you may be a workaholic. Julian explains why this is a bad thing.
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