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Youth Gang Membership Affects Mental Health Later in Life

Adults who had been members of gangs in their adolescence had poorer outcomes on a variety of measures, including physical and mental health, than those who'd never been in a gang. Christie Nicholson reports

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March 19, 2014 — Christie Nicholson

How Science Mimics Faith

People may use trust in science as others use religious faith to cope with life's uncertainties

March 17, 2014 — Tori Rodriguez

The Hangover: Part N+1

Developing a hangover doesn't prevent or even significantly delay the next drinking bout. Sophie Bushwick reports 

 

March 11, 2014 — Sophie Bushwick

"Game Face" Evolved as Plea for Help

The determination on children's faces as they struggled with a difficult task was not observed in chimpanzees involved in the same study, suggesting that the expression is an evolutionary trait...

March 5, 2014 — Stephanie Pappas and LiveScience

Celebrity Auction Prices Depend on Contact and Character

The magical thinking concept of contagion, the transfer of essence through objects, comes into play at celebrity auctions, where items that were in close physical contact with the celeb fetch bigger bucks than other goods they owned...

March 4, 2014 — Allie Wilkinson
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