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You Can Blow Soap Bubbles And Instantly Freeze Them Into Ice Orbs

A breath of beauty<p>In the wake of America’s recent snowpocalypse, it seems only fitting to remind you that some truly wondrous things can come out of bad weather. For photographer Chris Ratzlaff, it’s the opportunity to freeze soap bubbles. While it takes some practice, anyone can recreate the …

Culinary Arts

The Age of Scientific Sexism: How Evolutionary Psychology Promotes Gender Profiling & Fans the Battle of the Sexes

Evolutionary psychology has offered a way of thinking about gender differences in sex, desire, and romance that has been tremendously influential. …

Psychology

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Entertainment

Would You Rather Be Alone With Your Thoughts Or Get Shocked?

Most people really don’t like being in their own heads, new research suggests. Some would even rather give themselves an electric shock instead of facing their thoughts.<p>Timothy Wilson, psychology professor at the University of Virginia (U.Va.), and colleagues from U.Va. and Harvard conducted 11 …

Children Reason Differently from Adults

Editor’s note: Brain Basics from <i>Scientific American Mind</i> is a series of short video primers on the brain and how we feel, think and act. Below is a …

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Facebook Doesn't Understand The Fuss About Its Emotion Manipulation Study

<b>* Updated since first published.</b><p>This weekend, the Internet discovered a study published earlier this month in an academic journal that recounted how a Facebook data scientist, along with two university researchers, turned 689,003 users’ New Feeds positive or negative to see if it would elate or …

Facebook Manipulated User News Feeds To Create Emotional Responses

Facebook conducted a massive psychological experiment on 689,003 users, manipulating their news feeds to assess the effects on their emotions. The details of the experiment were published in an article entitled “Experimental Evidence Of Massive-Scale Emotional Contagion Through Social Networks” …