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Kinsey Reporter

Citizen observers report on sexual behavior and experiences as well as share, explore and visualize the accumulated data

November 5, 2013
Music Helps You Work Harder

Music Helps You Work Harder

Physical labor is often made easier when accompanied by music. But is it merely listening to music that helps, or is it more motivating to participate in the music itself? Christie Nicholson reports

November 2, 2013
Anxiety Increases with Online Health Searches

Anxiety Increases with Online Health Searches

A study of so-called cyberchondriacs finds that those who are uncomfortable with uncertainty only feel worse the more they search online for health symptoms. Christie Nicholson reports

October 26, 2013

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Research on naps, meditation, nature walks and the habits of exceptional artists and athletes reveals how mental breaks increase productivity, replenish attention, solidify memories and encourage creativity

October 15, 2013 — Ferris Jabr

New Techniques Make Math Fun for All

With the right lesson plan, teachers can turn struggling students into budding mathematicians. The secret is carefully guiding their adventure in numbers

October 9, 2013 — John Mighton
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Beyond XX and XY

Biology. Identity. Equality.