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Expression of Doubt
Behavior & Society

Expression of Doubt

Psychologists can’t agree whether facial expressions reliably convey moods. But companies building emotion-recognition software aren’t waiting to find out

By Douglas Heaven and Nature magazine
Why Don't People Care That Men Don't Choose Caregiving Professions?
Cognition

Why Don't People Care That Men Don't Choose Caregiving Professions?

People attribute the lack of women in STEM fields to external factors but attribute the lack of men in helping professions to internal ones

By Scott Barry Kaufman
Tau Shows Promise as Achilles' Heel for Alzheimer's and Similar Diseases
Neurological Health

Tau Shows Promise as Achilles' Heel for Alzheimer's and Similar Diseases

The protein, once seen as a secondary player, has taken a leading role in combating neurodegenerative illnesses

By Karen Weintraub

Departments

  • From the Editor

    Whatever Helps You Feel Less Afraid, Tired and Lonely, Do That

  • Illusions

    Eyebomb Your Brain

  • News

    Born Ready: Babies Are Prewired to Perceive the World

  • Bumblebees Solve a 17th-Century Psychological Puzzle

  • Does Music Boost Your Cognitive Performance?

  • An Alcoholic Parent Can Affect How a Child's Brain Switches Tasks

  • How Does a Mammalian Brain Forget?

  • "Fake News" Web Sites May Not Have a Major Effect on Elections

  • Opinion

    How I Broke the Cycle of Stress

  • The Inconvenient Truth about Your "Authentic" Self

  • Living with No Sense of Direction

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