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Do Sunny Climates Protect Against ADHD?

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 16:31

Researchers have discovered a link between sunny climates and lower rates of ADHD.

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The Mental Strain Of Being Stalked

By | Sun, 10/20/2013 - 18:41

Stalking victims are up to three times more likely to develop psychological distress, a new survey has found.

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How Empathy Illuminates Sarcasm And Irony

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 09:12

Your understanding of sarcasm increases along with your empathy skills, a new study finds.

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Is Cyberchondria Making You Sick?

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 19:48

Cyberchondria may induce unnecessary stress and exacerbate existing symptoms, according to physicians.

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Why Do We Change Our Voice's Pitch When Talking To A Romantic Interest?

By | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 22:04

Could you tell the difference between someone who is on the phone with a love interest as opposed to a friend? It's surprisingly easy, because we all change our voice when talking to someone we're interested in.

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Can Knocking On Wood Help Your Psyche?

By | Wed, 10/02/2013 - 17:11

A study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology looks into the effects of superstition on human perception.

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What Is Déjà Vu, Really? [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 21:56

Déjà vu may be the result of several different cognitive missteps, neurologists and psychologists say.

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A Scientific Theory Of Haters

By | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 19:38

Positive and negative responses to outside stimuli are not purely empirical, but hardwired into our personality, according to new research..

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Children Learn To Compete, Realize Others Have Their Own Goals At 4 Years Old

By | Sat, 08/17/2013 - 16:24

Around 4 years old, children learn the nature of individual goals and the purpose of competition: struggling to triumph over others.

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Makeup Artist, Carly Paige, Can Turn Herself Into Nearly Any Celebrity

By | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 15:25

Carly Paige’s amazing makeup transformations have made her an instant Internet sensation, but what drives a person to love disguises?

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Harry Potter Is Behind Barack Obama's Presidency, Professor Concludes

By | Wed, 08/14/2013 - 18:31

The Harry Potter books influenced Millennials' understanding of politics and made them vote for President Obama, a University of Vermont professor asserts.

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Do Facebook ‘Likes’ Make The World A More Positive Place?

By | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 14:21

An MIT/NYU study confirms that "liking" something online may lead others to do the same, especially when others disagree.

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How The Words We Use Adapt To Society's Changing Values

By | Thu, 08/08/2013 - 09:35

As civilization has developed from a rural to urban society, a UCLA psychologist tested how the frequency and choice of our words could be an insight into our values.

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Racial Misidentification: Experiments Find Multiracial People Likely To Be Mistaken For 'White'

By | Fri, 08/02/2013 - 15:12

A review of recent research finds that multiracial participants are more likely to be misidentified than monoracial people.

Older Couples Tend To Handle Conflicts By Avoiding Them Altogether

Older Couples Tend To Handle Conflicts By Avoiding Them Altogether

By | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 00:35

A new study suggests that avoiding conflict is what helps older couples stay together.

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