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The Unconscious Rules [Video]

Thought, emotion and perception below the level of conscious awareness holds sway over our waking lives

December 20, 2013 — Gary Stix

Big Liars Are Truthful about Lying

Frequent fibbers, who tend to get high scores on tests measuring psychopathic traits, openly admit their untrustworthy tendency. Sophie Bushwick reports

December 18, 2013

The Discrimination Tax

New research suggests that people will discriminate even at a personal price

December 10, 2013 — Keith Payne

Nudity Found to Offer New Social Benefits

Study subjects who focus on a person’s body rather than his or her mind rank that person as more experienced and more sensitive to emotion and pain

December 4, 2013 — Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. and The Conversation

How Men's Brains Are Wired Differently than Women's

Male brains have more connections within hemispheres to optimize motor skills, whereas female brains are more connected between hemispheres to combine analytical and intuitive thinking

December 2, 2013 — Tanya Lewis and LiveScience

We Are More Likely to Lie in the Afternoon

If you want to catch someone in a lie, you'll raise your odds in the afternoons, as most people are more likely to cheat or lie then as opposed to the morning. Christie Nicholson reports...

November 30, 2013

How Happiness Boosts the Immune System

Researchers have struggled to identify how certain states of mind influence physical health. One biologist thinks he has an answer

November 27, 2013 — Jo Marchant and Nature magazine
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