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Trusting Souls Excel at Spotting Liars

Study subjects who thought most people were basically honest were better at spotting liars than were subjects who had a dimmer view of their fellow man. Karen Hopkin reports

August 19, 2010

Inside the Mind of a Psychopath

Neuroscientists are discovering that some of the most cold-blooded killers aren't bad. They suffer from a brain abnormality that sets them adrift in an emotionless world

August 19, 2010 — Kent A. Kiehl and Joshua W. Buckholtz

Can Money Buy Happiness?

New research reveals that reminders of wealth impair our capacity to savor life's little pleasures

August 10, 2010 — Sonja Lyubomirsky
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