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Jacoba Urist

  1. Inside the Mind of a Million-Dollar Art BidderAuctions are designed to push bidders’ emotional and psychological buttons.
  2. Inside the Mind of a Million-Dollar Art BidderAuctions are designed to push bidders’ emotional and psychological buttons.
  3. Why Do So Many Artists Have Synesthesia?Exploring the link between this cross-wiring of the senses and creativity.
  4. Why Do So Many Artists Have Synesthesia?Exploring the link between this cross-wiring of the senses and creativity.
  5. The Psychological Cost of Boring BuildingsScientists are investigating the emotional toll of ugly architecture.
  6. The Psychological Cost of Boring BuildingsScientists are investigating the emotional toll of ugly architecture.
  7. fails
    If Your Kid Left His Term Paper at Home, Don’t Bring It to HimThe benefits of letting children learn how to fail.  
  8. fails
    If Your Kid Left His Term Paper at Home, Don’t Bring It to HimThe benefits of letting children learn how to fail.  
  9. health
    People Who Live Alone Tend to Be ThinnerSo there’s that. 
  10. health
    People Who Live Alone Tend to Be ThinnerSo there’s that. 
  11. weight bias
    Most People Support Anti-Weight-Bias LawsFew of those surveyed were into fat shaming, as it turns out. 
  12. weight bias
    Most People Support Anti-Weight-Bias LawsFew of those surveyed were into fat shaming, as it turns out. 
  13. psychology
    These Scientists Are Trying to Quantify Your Taste in ArtThere’s no accounting for taste, unless maybe there is. 
  14. psychology
    These Scientists Are Trying to Quantify Your Taste in ArtThere’s no accounting for taste, unless maybe there is.