Research by psychologists provides some insight into how most humans would actually act in HBO's Westworld.
By Leo Braudy, The Conversation
Why are we still so afraid?…
By Mona Gable, STAT
"What my mother really suffered, though, was the brutal loss of her self. But it’s taken me decades to understand that...," author Mona Gable writes.
By Making Sen$e Editor
When faced with deciding whether to make a change, people may be too cautious for their own good, a new study finds.
By Simon Makin, Scientific American
A new study from University College London and Duke University shows how the brain adapts to dishonesty and telling tall tales.
By Frank T. McAndrew, The Conversation
For the past several months, creepy clowns have been terrorizing America, with sightings of actual clowns in at least 10 different states. These fiendish clowns have reportedly tried to lure women and children into the woods, chased…
The factor that frequently determines whether people are going to make a particular choice is not the factor that counsels wisely or the one that leads to the greatest economic benefit. It’s the one that’s top of the consciousness in…
By Gabriela Quirós, KQED Science
It all started with an animal behaviorist who was intrigued by the emotional world of squirrels.
By Saskia de Melker and Melanie Saltzman
Suicide is now the nation's tenth-leading cause of death, and the second-leading cause of death for Americans aged 15-34 years old. Top suicide researchers are developing new technological tools to help predict who is most at risk and save lives.
His story is a staple in psychology classes, but his identity wasn’t known for years: Henry Molaison, the man who lost his ability to form new memories after a lobotomy. In “Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family…
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