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Why Sleep Is Good for You

See-through fish are helping neuroscientists settle a scientific debate about whether slumber improves the brain's performance

January 11, 2011 — Carrie Arnold

The Nazi and the Psychiatrist

Encounters behind bars between Nazi war criminal Hermann Goering and an American doctor 65 years ago raise questions about responsibility, allegiance and the nature of evil

January 5, 2011 — Jack El-Hai

Why Smear Campaigns Work

People are more likely to believe misinformation about someone they see as different from themselves

January 4, 2011 — Nicole Branan

What It Means to Forgive

This New Year's as we reflect on our experiences with friends and family we might think about forgiveness, both given and received. Philosopher Charles Griswold provides some guidance...

January 1, 2011
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