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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

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

Wolves Howl For Pals, Not Leaders

When separated from a packmate, a wolf's howl intensity is determined by the closeness of its partnership with the departed individual, not by that individual's rank. Arielle Duhaime-Ross reports...

August 22, 2013

How We Learn

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

August 15, 2013 — THE EDITORS
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