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  1. Let’s Talk About That Group Philip Joins in This Season of The AmericansA primer on EST, or Erhard Seminars Training.
  2. Let’s Talk About That Group Philip Joins in This Season of The AmericansA primer on EST, or Erhard Seminars Training.
  3. sleep
    Are Naps Actually Good for Economic Productivity?It’s a question economists have been, well, sleeping on.
  4. sleep
    Are Naps Actually Good for Economic Productivity?It’s a question economists have been, well, sleeping on.
  5. Cool, This Sleeping Pill Helps You Fall Asleep a Whole 6 Minutes FasterCompared to a placebo.
  6. Cool, This Sleeping Pill Helps You Fall Asleep a Whole 6 Minutes FasterCompared to a placebo.
  7. Adult Virgins Say They Don’t Want to Date Other Adult VirginsA new study investigates the social stigma of virginity.
  8. Adult Virgins Say They Don’t Want to Date Other Adult VirginsA new study investigates the social stigma of virginity.
  9. As You Suspected, Your Parents Absolutely Do Have a Favorite ChildNearly two-thirds of moms and dads surveyed admitted as much to researchers.
  10. As You Suspected, Your Parents Absolutely Do Have a Favorite ChildNearly two-thirds of moms and dads surveyed admitted as much to researchers.
  11. Chimps Perform Rituals. Does That Make Them Spiritual?Separating fact from fiction in coverage of a new animal-behavior study.
  12. Chimps Perform Rituals. Does That Make Them Spiritual?Separating fact from fiction in coverage of a new animal-behavior study.
  13. Scientists Have Identified a Universal Nope FaceIts existence points to a key difference between animal communication and human language.
  14. Scientists Have Identified a Universal Nope FaceIts existence points to a key difference between animal communication and human language.
  15. Serious Question: Can a Parrot Act As a Witness in Court?The bizarre case of Echo, “the parrot who saw too much.”
  16. Serious Question: Can a Parrot Act As a Witness in Court?The bizarre case of Echo, “the parrot who saw too much.”
  17. intelligence
    Turns Out Blonde Ladies Are the SmartestWell, the smartest ladies, at least.
  18. intelligence
    Turns Out Blonde Ladies Are the SmartestWell, the smartest ladies, at least.
  19. A New Study Helps Explain Why Some People Can See So Many ColorsThink of someone who has superior muscles but never learned to run. You can have the potential but it’s only realized if you use it.”
  20. A New Study Helps Explain Why Some People Can See So Many Colors“Think of someone who has superior muscles but never learned to run. You can have the potential but it’s only realized if you use it.”
  21. Why Minorities Face More Health Problems From Work StressA new study shows that less education means less secure employment and more stress — which can be deadly.
  22. Why Minorities Face More Health Problems From Work StressA new study shows that less education means less secure employment and more stress — which can be deadly.
  23. How Your Parents and Siblings Shape Your Career PathInsights culled from Facebook data.
  24. How Your Parents and Siblings Shape Your Career PathInsights culled from Facebook data.
  25. Tears Are a Luxury ItemResearch suggests people in privileged societies are more prone to weepiness.
  26. Tears Are a Luxury ItemResearch suggests people in privileged societies are more prone to weepiness.
  27. What a Starvation Study From the 1940s Reveals About the Awfulness of DietingHanger” is a powerful feeling.
  28. What a Starvation Study From the 1940s Reveals About the Awfulness of Dieting“Hanger” is a powerful feeling.
  29. These 13 Lucky Jerks Ditched Email for a Week, for ScienceWhen is the next round of this study?
  30. These 13 Lucky Jerks Ditched Email for a Week, for ScienceWhen is the next round of this study?
  31. Humans Aren’t the Only Species That Suffer Through Small Talk Lemurs chitchatting with lemurs.
  32. Humans Aren’t the Only Species That Suffer Through Small Talk Lemurs chitchatting with lemurs.
  33. You Call It Burnout. These Scientists Might Call It Depression.A new study argues that burnout and depression might sometimes be one and the same.
  34. You Call It Burnout. These Scientists Might Call It Depression.A new study argues that burnout and depression might sometimes be one and the same.
  35. How the Clothes You Wear Help You FocusOr don’t.
  36. How the Clothes You Wear Help You FocusOr don’t.
  37. What It Feels Like to Be a Dyslexic ReaderMany with the learning disorder say a developer’s interpretation is pretty close to the real thing.
  38. What It Feels Like to Be a Dyslexic ReaderMany with the learning disorder say a developer’s interpretation is pretty close to the real thing.
  39. What Makes One Animal a Pet and Another a Pest?An animal behaviorist on the surprisingly blurry line that separates the two.
  40. What Makes One Animal a Pet and Another a Pest?An animal behaviorist on the surprisingly blurry line that separates the two.
  41. Feeling Like Your Partner ‘Gets’ You Really Is a Big DealAnd this is true “regardless of whether it’s grounded in reality.”
  42. Feeling Like Your Partner ‘Gets’ You Really Is a Big DealAnd this is true “regardless of whether it’s grounded in reality.”
  43. This Professor Thinks He’s Figured Out How to Get Students to StudyHe did a little experiment on his unknowing students.
  44. This Professor Thinks He’s Figured Out How to Get Students to StudyHe did a little experiment on his unknowing students.
  45. What Makes Swearing So Damn Satisfying, Anyway?A brief exploration.
  46. What Makes Swearing So Damn Satisfying, Anyway?A brief exploration.
  47. It’s Almost Weirder If You Don’t Lie on Your Online-Dating ProfileNine out of ten profiles are filled with fibs.
  48. It’s Almost Weirder If You Don’t Lie on Your Online-Dating ProfileNine out of ten profiles are filled with fibs.
  49. A Woman Went Under for Plastic Surgery and Woke Up With KleptomaniaHuh.
  50. A Woman Went Under for Plastic Surgery and Woke Up With KleptomaniaHuh.
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