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The Science of Genius

Outstanding creativity in all domains may stem from shared attributes and a common process of discovery

December 23, 2014 — Dean Keith Simonton

Why We Have Free Will

Neurons fire in your head before you become aware that you have made a decision. But this discovery does not mean you are a “biochemical puppet”

December 22, 2014 — Eddy Nahmias

Inclusion Illusion Lessens Racial Bias

Implicit bias against another race lessened after volunteers experienced themselves via virtual reality as a member of that race. Karen Hopkin reports


December 20, 2014 — Karen Hopkin

You Can Conquer Burnout

Job satisfaction is a surprisingly fragile state. Here's how to protect yourself against the top contributors to burnout

December 18, 2014 — Michael P. Leiter and Christina Maslach

Autism Risk Linked to Particulate Air Pollution

Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists reported...

December 18, 2014

Bouncy Gait Improves Mood

If you're in an up mood, you may walk more energetically. But a study finds that purposefully walking more energetically may improve your mood. Christie Nicholson reports


December 8, 2014 — Christie Nicholson
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