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Stable or Sexy? It Depends on Ovulation

A women who settles down with what she considers to be a stable man might not find him all that attractive while she is ovulating. Christie Nicholson reports

November 6, 2012

Borges and Memory: Encounters with the Human Brain [Excerpt]

What is the genesis of Funes the Memorious , the Jorge Luis Borges story about a mnemonist that fascinates neuroscientists, and is as famed a fictional treatise on memory as anything but Proust’s Remembrance of Things Past?...

November 2, 2012 — Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

Zombie Science

How parasites turn animals into "zombies"--and why we are so fascinated with these creatures

October 29, 2012

Cash Rewards Might Make Us Unhappy

A recent study finds that when we can easily quantify a good we tend to be less happy with it, as opposed to those goods that are less easily quantifiable. Christie Nicholson reports

October 29, 2012
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