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Playing 'World of Warcraft' Boosts Spatial Ability and Focus in Adults
Have we met? Tracing the origins of face blindness
From Finland, an Intriguing School-Reform Model
Hearing Bilingual--How Babies Sort Out Language
Is there a genius in all of us?
The Effect Effect--Daniel Kahneman and the language of popular psychology.
Online Learning, Personalized--Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach with Classrooms
Don’t Blink! The Hazards of Confidence
Why people with a sweet tooth are just generally sweeter people
The Science of Sarcasm? Yeah, Right--How do humans separate sarcasm from sincerity? Research on the subject is leading to insights about how the mind works. Really
How Exercise Benefits the Brain
Sorry, Strivers--Talent Matters
Willpower--It’s in Your Head
The Hoarder in You--It’s Time to Say Goodbye to All That Stuff
Why we invented monsters
How our primate ancestors shaped our obsession with terrifying creatures
A Serving of Gratitude May Save the Day
Why we forget
Science shows our memory can easily be distorted and erased -- but our forgetfulness also helps us survive
The evolution of deceit
New discoveries show that fibs and self-deception are central to our evolutionary strategy. An expert explains
How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation
How music changes our brains
Science is becoming increasingly interested in the relationship between sound and the brain. An expert explains
Being too polite to your waitress may cost you money
IQ 'can change in teenage years'
How Can You Increase Your IQ?
Stay in school (or just play some memory games).
What Parkinson’s Teaches Us About the Brain
Forced Exercise's effect on the brain
Does Absence Actually Make the Heart Grow Fonder?
A new book suggests that getting away from each other for prolonged periods of time is good for the health of your marriage.
Mind-blowing sex actually can wipe memory clean
Scientists Turn Brain Activity Into Moving Images
--U.C.-Berkeley researchers tap into technology that may one day allow for rewatching your dreams.
Attention Must Be Paid--How the Internet is changing how people listen.
Interesting example of a definition paper.
"Teleported" mice reveal secrets of memory
The After-Wife--Pat Robertson says Alzheimer's can justify divorce because your spouse is "gone." Is he right
Scientists have recorded the first experimental evidence that elephants experience //eureka!// moments
That's So Mysto--What makes slang stick?
Not your imagination--Kids today really are less creative, study says
How Was The Joker Potty Trained? Mental Health Experts Psychoanalyze Batman Villains
Lying is part of child's development, study confirms
Half of men would dump woman who got fat
:But only 20 percent of women surveyed said they'd ditch a dude who gained weight
Internet Use Affects Memory, Study Finds
A New Gauge to See What’s Beyond Happiness
Brain Calisthenics for Abstract Ideas
Speaking Up in Class, Silently, Using Social Media
Peer pressure can actually change your memories
Sophie’s Choice and Other Choice Choices
Men Are From Cuddle, Women Are From Penis--
A new study supposedly says women want sex but men want cuddling. Don't believe it.
Which Is Worse for a Child's Development—Exposure to Graphic Sex or Appalling Violence?
How Sugar Affects Your Brain and Body
The Bilingual Advantage
: Interview with Ellen Bialystok. By CLAUDIA DREIFUS: Among other benefits, the regular use of two languages appears to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms.
Your Name Impacts How Others Judge You
What Does Your Name Tell Others About You?
A Good Night’s Sleep Isn’t a Luxury; It’s a Necessity
: There always seems to be something keeping us awake.
Sugar may be sapping your memory
A Memory Tonic for the Aging Brain
: As we grow older, we forget things like where we parked the car. Exercise can sharpen our recall.
Science reveals what you need to do to talk people into anything
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