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You’re extremely gullible and there’s probably not much you can do about it
Why humans stink at finding falsehoods.
Mayonnaise is disgusting, and science agrees
Do you side with science on this important issue?
People who hear voices in their head can also pick up on hidden speech
The secret to both might lie in how our brains experience the world
Scientists are trying to get inside the mind of a terrorist
What makes mass murder possible?
Why we say “you” even when we mean “I”
People choose the "general you" when trying to distance themselves from negative things.
Sad Faces Make People Support Social Campaigns
Any face. Even on a trash can.
Blindfolded People Can Still “See” Their Own Limbs
If you wave your hand in front of your eyes, you'll think you can see it moving…even with an impermeable blindfold on.
Meet The Sourpuss Gene
A genetic variant predisposes people to perceive events more negatively than others.
Science Confirms The Obvious: Political Extremists Think They Are Right And You Are Wrong
Extreme attitudes are usually accompanied by a sense that those beliefs are the only "correct" ones.
Why You Love Your Parents’ Music
We have a "reminiscence bump" for the music our parents liked in their 20s--which they probably played around the house when we were kids.