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Diversity Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Perception of group diversity depends on the race of the observer and the extent to which they worry about discrimination.

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Psychopathic or Just Antisocial? A Key Brain Difference Tells the Tale

Though psychopaths and antisocial people may seem similar, what occurs in their brains isn’t.

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Common Knowledge Makes Us More Cooperative

People are more inclined to take mutually beneficial risks if they know what others know.

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How a Shift in Human Head Shape Changed Everything

When did homo sapiens become a more sophisticated species? Not until our skulls underwent “feminization.”

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Journalists Can Get PTSD Without Leaving Their Desks

Dealing with violent content takes a heavy toll on some reporters.

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Do Ticking Clocks Make Women More Anxious to Have Children?

Yes, but apparently only women who grew up poor.

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Facebook App Shoppers Do What Their Friends Do

People on Facebook are more influenced by their immediate community than by popular opinion.

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Your Fitbit Might Be Ripping You Off

Without more specific analysis, personal health tools tend to leave the “burden of synthesis on the self-tracker.”

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‘Eat Your Vegetables’ Is Easier for Low-Income Mothers Who Get Help

Recent research suggests that if we pay economically disadvantaged women to buy more produce, many will.

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The Eyes Are the Window to Your Potential Soul Mate

Want to know whether he—or she—is into you? Watch their eyes.

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Diversity Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Perception of group diversity depends on the race of the observer and the extent to which they worry about discrimination.

Psychopathic or Just Antisocial? A Key Brain Difference Tells the Tale

Though psychopaths and antisocial people may seem similar, what occurs in their brains isn’t.

Common Knowledge Makes Us More Cooperative

People are more inclined to take mutually beneficial risks if they know what others know.

How a Shift in Human Head Shape Changed Everything

When did homo sapiens become a more sophisticated species? Not until our skulls underwent "feminization."

Journalists Can Get PTSD Without Leaving Their Desks

Dealing with violent content takes a heavy toll on some reporters.

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One in two full-time American fast-food workers' families are enrolled in public assistance programs, at a cost of $7 billion per year. July/August 2014 fast-food-big-one
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