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Sex And Our Psychological Needs

Last week’s don’t-fuck-up-your-dating-life trilogy (here, here and here) was received with a lot of enthusiasm, much more than I expected. I even …

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply unpleasant individuals got very angry at women pursuing pro-female agendas publicly. People then got very angry at these individuals who were sending threats and at Twitter in general for not doing more to stop it. Some people then got …

How Forensic Linguistics Outed J.K. Rowling (Not to Mention James Madison, Barack Obama, and the Rest of Us)

Earlier this week, the UK’s <i>Sunday Times</i> rocked the publishing world by revealing that Robert Galbraith, the first-time author of a new crime novel called <i>The Cuckoo’s Calling</i>, is none other than J.K. Rowling, the superstar author of the <i>Harry Potter</i> series. Then the <i>New York Times</i> told the story of …

Why you think your phone is vibrating when it is not

<b>Most of us experience false alarms with phones, and as Tom Stafford explains this happens because it is a common and unavoidable part of healthy</b> …

Don’t Break Up Over Text! Have This App Do It For You

BreakupText is an iPhone app that pokes fun at our connected culture. But the scary part is that some people have (probably) used it.<p>Nobody wants to be dumped by text message, and not just because it’s impersonal. A text is inherently casual–a quick smattering of pseudo-thought cranked out on a …

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Love This iWatch!

Many rumors, mockups and concepts later, I think I have finally found an iWatch concept that I love! Creation of the Jivaldi team, this beauty …

Nap on the Go: Folding Head Support Prevents Neck Pain

On long car trips or airplane journeys, it’s so hard to stay awake that we often find ourselves waking up from an unintended nap with a terribly sore …

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When Do Kids Understand Death?

Wednesday morning I went to the funeral of my husband’s grandfather, who had lived 93 years. As a couple of dozen family members circled around his grave site, I couldn’t help but think of how bizarre and disorienting death is. Just a few days earlier, there was, there existed, a physically robust, …

The rise of the evolutionary psychology douchebag

They believe that certain groups of people are inherently smarter than others. They write books about how rape is a natural part of human evolution. …

Criminologist Believes Violent Behavior Is Biological

Twenty years ago, when brain imaging made it possible for researchers to study the minds of violent criminals and compare them to the brain imaging of "normal" people, a whole new field of research — neurocriminology — opened up.<p>Adrian Raine was the first person to conduct a brain imaging study on …

Apple could be planning enhanced TV service with ad skipping

Apple’s talks with big cable over a comprehensive TV service seem to be back in motion, as former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Jessica Lessin reported …

2 languages make your brain buff

If you had any doubts about exposing your child - or yourself - to a foreign language, there's more evidence than ever that being bilingual has enormous benefits for your brain.<p>Scientists presented their research supporting this idea Friday at the American Association for the Advancement of Science …

The Neuroscience of Social Influence

Before I wrote this article, I went through two stages. In the first stage, I cruised the academic journals for interesting papers. Once I found a …

Use It Or Lose It: Mental Activity In Childhood And Adulthood Thwarts Dementia

It’s a curious but well-established fact that certain people whose brains look like they have Alzheimer’s disease upon autopsy didn’t actually have clinical symptoms to speak of during life. Researchers have tried to account for this disconnect for some time: the fact that one’s amount of brain …

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

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How your brain finds your car keys

<i>By Tia Ghose</i><p><i>LiveScience</i><p>The saying that it's impossible to step into the same river twice may be true, at least as far as the brain is concerned.<p>Different neurons in a brain region called the dentate gyrus fire when encountering a place for the first or second time. Different brain cells also fire …

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Why Empathy Can Sometimes Help More Than Advice

<b>“I have just three things to teach simplicity patience compassion these three are your greatest treasures.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I have two teenagers. Anyone with …

Is Casual Sex Leading to Psychological Distress, Anxiety and Depression in Young People? Study Yields Shocking Results

Pre-marital and casual sex have, in many ways, become societal norms. When young people take abstinence pledges, they are seemingly in a minority. As unrestricted sex becomes more prominent or, at the least, more accepted, many argue that its effects are nothing to worry about.<p>“Times have changed” …

Mindscapes: First man to hear people before they speak

<b>Name:</b> PH<b><br>Condition:</b> Badly dubbed sight and sound<p><i>“I told my daughter her living room TV was out of sync. Then I noticed the kitchen telly</i> …

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There's a Zombie-Like Security Flaw in Almost Every Android Phone

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Almost every Android phone has a big, gaping security weakness, according to the security startup …

Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

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Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges

Apple lost market share to Android in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC.<p>Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. "Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share declined to 20% from 25% in 1Q12 [first quarter 2012]," IDC said Tuesday.<p>Android, …

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