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Psychologists Identify the Best Ways to Study

Some study techniques accelerate learning, whereas others are just a waste of time--but which ones are which? An unprecedented review maps out the best pathways to knowledge

August 29, 2013 — John Dunlosky, Katherine A. Rawson, Elizabeth J. Marsh, Mitchell J. Nathan and Daniel T. Willingham

Sensation Seekers Stomach Spicier Sustenance

Those who score high on a test for how much a person desires novel and intense stimulation and risky behavior will enjoy food that's spiced well past others' ability to tolerate it. Amy Kraft reports

August 26, 2013

Food Is Tastier When Part of a Ritual

A special occasion can often make food taste better, and the more you are personally involved in its preparation the better. Christie Nicholson reports

August 24, 2013

How We Learn

Insights from psychology can make us better readers, writers and thinkers

August 15, 2013 — THE EDITORS

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