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“psychology”

Dec 16, 2014 04:00 AM ET
It turns out that there's more to attraction and partner-choosing than just sticking with the one-two punch of looks and personality. You might be employing the "framing effect" in your mate search, without even realizing it.
Dec 15, 2014 12:01 PM ET
Depression is serious business, but could a gas that makes us giggle be an effective treatment for the clinically depressed? Crystal Dilworth reports on a study that put nitrous oxide to the test.
Dec 11, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The theory that men are more likely to take stupid risks is supported by the first systematic analysis of sex differences in risk-taking behavior.
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Dec 5, 2014 12:30 PM ET
The middle-of-the-night, wake up and commence panicking about something thing is a feeling many know well. But why do we wake up in the first place and head straight into panic mode? Amy examines how our subconscious mind is a key panic problem.
Dec 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An airline recently changed the flight number of plane that a psychic claimed was doomed -- here's why.
Nov 26, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dozens of eyewitnesses offered evidence about the death of Michael Brown, and much of it was confusing and contradictory. Here's why.
Nov 27, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Psychologists, religious leaders, and scientists have said that giving thanks should be more than a once-a-year tradition.
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