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You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to This...

Especially when nuclear weapons are involved and you don't-you can't-know what the enemy is up to, and you're scared. Then it helps (it helps...

The Rorschach Test Is More Accurate Than You Think

This story appears in the September 2017 issue ofNational Geographic magazine.In a small town in Switzerland in 1917, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach began carefully splattering...

Opinion | The Real Causes Of Depression Have Been Discovered, And...

Across the Western world today, if you are depressed or anxious and you go to your doctor because you just can't take it any...

Psychologists Explain Why It Feels So Good To Bake For Other...

People who bake use any excuse to heat up their ovens. They bake a cake to crown someone's birthday, labor over cookies to...

Scientists find magic mushrooms could help fight fascism

Researchers found unlikely heroes in keeping the world from authoritarianism- magic mushrooms. Scientists from the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College London showed that...

How Left-Handed People Think And Feel Differently

Lefties historically have had a tendency to get left behind. Until relatively recently, being left-handed was stigmatized, sometimes as an abnormality or sign of...

5 Reasons Why Being Kind Is Great For Your Brain, According...

Everybody can appreciate acts of kindness. But when it comes to explaining why we do them, people often take one of two extreme positions.Some...

How language can affect the way we think

Keith Chen (TED Talk: Could your language affect your ability to save money?) might be an economist, but he wants to talk about language....

What motivates us at work? More than money

"When we think about how people work, the naïve intuition we have is that people are like rats in a maze," says behavioral economist...

How to beat loneliness

We've all felt lonely from time to time. But sometimes, things can get out of hand. Psychologist Guy Winch lays out some straightforward tips...