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Affairs of the Lips: Why We Kiss

Researchers are revealing hidden complexities behind the simple act of kissing, which relays powerful messages to your brain, body and partner

By Chip Walter

The Character Code

Researchers have found a gene that influences our ability to cope with stress and to bounce back from the misfortunes of life

By Turhan Canli

Nerves in Flight

Many of us feel anxious before getting on an airplane, but some people truly panic when they fly. Here's how several aviophobes got over their fear

By Rabea Rentschler

An Odd Sense of Timing

The question of how changes in the environment give rise to the subjective experience of time in our brain continues to challenge psychologists and brain researchers

By Pascal Wallisch


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