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Stories by Daisy Yuhas

Depressed? Do What You Love

Therapies that focus on changing behaviors are just as effective as those that modify thoughts in managing the debilitating mood disorder

October 1, 2016 — Daisy Yuhas

Gorilla's Hum Is a Do-Not-Disturb Sign

If a socially prominent gorilla is in the midst of a meal, it may hum or sing to tell others nearby that it's busy at the moment and will get back to you later.  

February 29, 2016 — Steve Mirsky and Daisy Yuhas

Why So Many People Have Pets

People have an innate interest in other species, but we like having pets for a variety of social reasons

September 1, 2015 — Daisy Yuhas

Is Lying a Good Strategy?

A new documentary film presents the science behind when and why people lie. Daisy Yuhas reports

June 11, 2015 — Daisy Yuhas

Is Lying Rational?

A new film presents the science behind when and why people lie.

June 5, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun, Daisy Yuhas and Benjamin Meyers
Why Do We Have Pets?

Why Do We Have Pets?

Humans have an innate interest in other species, but we like having animals around for a variety of social reasons

April 9, 2015 — Daisy Yuhas

Big Parental Control May Stunt Kid Assertiveness

Young adults who’d had highly controlling parents were less able to stress their own viewpoints to a friend or partner in confident and productive ways. Daisy Yuhas reports

 

November 3, 2014 — Daisy Yuhas