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A Pew survey unpacked
While sex robots do reflect troubling gender dynamics, they hardly doom humanity to a future of exploitation and empty relationships.
When people are in need of medical care, recent research says they’re less likely to recognize physicians’ interiority.
J.K. Rowling’s investigation of her villain’s mind echoes the intrigue of a true-crime serial-killer profile.
The story of Daraprim’s huge price hike is part of a trend of exorbitant pharmaceutical pricing.
As a new season starts, the National Football League tries to move forward from an ugly history of brain injuries.
Donald Trump and Ben Carson’s remarks on vaccines during the Republican debates show how hard it is to fight ideology with facts.
An emerging theory takes principles from quantum physics and applies them to psychology.
People are not generally great at detecting deception, but new research shows that discussing with others makes a big difference.
Email gets a bad rap, but new research shows just how romantic it can be.
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What it means when people leave the word “so” dangling at the end of a sentence
A new study shows that a healthy mood can spread through friend groups.
When two objects that shouldn’t go together somehow click, they provide a serendipitous moment of order in a world that’s mostly chaos.
How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.
A recent court case centered around illicit excrement is actually a groundbreaking judicial decision.
There’s something to be said for taking the long way home.
It's probably not cancer: Looking up conditions on sites like WebMD has inconsistent results.