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“psychology”

Apr 23, 2015 11:42 AM ET
Worrying about money can put a strain on you in the short-term, but new research shows that living in poverty can affect you for life.
Apr 23, 2015 12:26 PM ET
Warnings about California's drought are apocalyptic. Yet only a minority of Californians support rationing. Are we too lazy to address the issue or are we simply in denial?
Apr 14, 2015 05:22 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The murder trial of a man in a high-profile disappearance of a young boy hinges on whether his confession was true. Continue reading →
Apr 14, 2015 06:12 AM ET
In America, we're no strangers to plastic surgery but South Korea eclipses even the U.S. in this field. Are people who undergo plastic surgery succumbing to vanity or are there larger societal forces at play?
Apr 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
More support for a psychological basis of near-death experiences comes from a new study involving cardiac arrest in rats. Continue reading →
Apr 8, 2015 08:36 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new Canadian law regulates the homeopathy, but critics fear it legitimizes the disproven treatment. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2015 04:40 AM ET
It sounds like a movie Ed Wood might have directed, but exploding head syndrome ifs totally for real. If you've ever woken up to an extremely loud noise whose source you could not pinpoint, you may have experienced it yourself. Trace explains.
Mar 26, 2015 01:32 PM ET
It's safe to say we're all pretty up on the psychological hallmarks of stress -- the generalized freak-out state that makes mush of our minds. But what's going on inside our temples of high anxiety?
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