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Science Says Sex Addiction Is For Real. Here’s How To Diagnose It.
‘Hypersexual disorder’ might be included in the updated mental health bible, but first scientists have to define it. UCLA scientists have some suggestions.
New Version of Classic Marshmallow Experiment Upends Original Conclusions
Whether to eat a treat now or save it for later depends on a child's worldview--which can be manipulated.
Science Confirms The Obvious: Teenagers Take More Risks Than Adults
But not because they're just more attracted to danger
We Are All Born Scientists, Study Finds
Toddlers learn by testing hypotheses and analyzing evidence, just like scientists are trained to do.
Brain Scans Can Reliably Predict Future Behavior, Including Eating and Sex
fMRI could forecast weight gain
Today in Good Reads: Inside the Mysterious Disorder of the Le Roy High School Girls
One of the more bizarre and sad television-news gawkeries in recent memory has centered on the uncontrollable tics of a...
Optimism Is a Brain Defect, According to Functional MRI Scans
Pervasive, persistent optimism is one of those uniquely human traits/flaws — we tend to believe things are better than they...
According to New Study, fMRI Brain Scans May Predict Your Behavior Better Than You Can
MRI scans are already being used to explain current behavior by mapping blood flow to certain brain regions. Now researchers...
Is Play Unique to Mammals?
Fun is in the beak of the beholder
Sex Sells, But at What Price?
Scientists find the sex-for-resources trade so well documented in other animals is no less prevalent amongst our species