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“psychology”

Nov 19, 2014 12:20 PM ET
A new study finds that cleanliness may just be next to godliness. And feeling disgusted? Eh, not so much. It turns out feeling disgust can switch on some crazy defense mechanisms that make us less ethical. We'd better let Trace explain.
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a 'mother's intuition' helped rescue a Utah girl from an abductor, but a closer look raises questions. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The sensation some people get of a foreign presence in a room can be recreated in a lab. The research could help patients with schizophrenia. Continue reading →
Nov 7, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Does having lots of space around you make you more conservative?
Nov 5, 2014 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Every month people choose to suddenly disappear and walk away from their lives. Here's a look at some reasons why. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2014 06:33 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Pope Francis disses creationism but embraces exorcism. Here's why. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
While Ebola is killing thousands in Africa and reaching the United States, many are joking about it. Why? Continue reading →
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