Mike Hotchkiss

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How to fight MERS and other zoonotic diseases

Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), which has sickened at least 495 people, killed 141, and now popped up in the United States, has much in …

How Your Brain Justifies Torture

Fresh out of reasons to despair for the human condition? Here’s one: even after the Stalin-era interrogations, the Bataan death march, the Hanoi …

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Negative stereotypes can cancel each other out on résumés

Stereotypes of gay men as effeminate and weak and black men as threatening and aggressive can hurt members of those groups when white people evaluate …

Victims want to change, not just punish, offenders

Revenge is a dish best served with a side of change.<p>A series of experiments conducted by researchers affiliated with Princeton University has found …