FORA.tv (Jan. 24, 2013) Wonderfest discusses the complexity of human overconfidence and the frailty of knowledge.
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Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 31, 2012) Last year, so-called "Tiger Mom" Amy Chua made headlines for her intense parenting style that she maintains earned her daughter a place at Harvard University.
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AP (June 25, 2013) College students in post-Great Recession America are seeking more specialized training in hopes of improving their chances of landing a job quickly after graduation. Schools such as Michigan's ... watch video
CBC (Apr. 1, 2013) Music boosts the body's immune system and is more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before a surgery, a research review from two psychologists at Montreal's McGill University ... watch video
FORA.tv (Dec. 5, 2012) Lawrence Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist. He is the Director of the Origins Project and Professor of Physics at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State ... watch video
Newsy (May 20, 2014) Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder say spouses tend to be more genetically similar than two random people plucked off the street.
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Newsy (June 2, 2014) University of Edinburgh researchers found native English speakers who knew multiple languages scored higher on intelligence tests than their peers.
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July 29, 2016 Patients carrying certain mutations that cause Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disorder, have an increased risk for developing seizures and have more severe cardiac ... read more
July 29, 2016 A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2,100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable ... read more
July 28, 2016 In psychiatric clinics with an exclusively open-door policy, the risk of patients committing suicide or absconding from treatment is no higher than in clinics with locked wards. This has been ... read more
July 27, 2016 Adolescence is both a time of rapid neurobiological changes and of the initiation of drinking – alcohol is the most commonly used substance among students in grades eight to 12. Binge-drinking ... read more
July 29, 2016 Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to drink and do drugs in their early and late 20s. That's according to the one of the first studies to look at how ... read more
July 28, 2016 Thinking about the future helps overcome relationship conflicts, according to a study. The research also, say the researchers, has potential implications for understanding how prospection, or ... read more
July 27, 2016 An FDA approved drug to treat renal cell carcinoma appears to reduce levels of a toxic brain protein linked to dementia in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases when given to animals. This finding is ... read more
June 26, 2013 A computer analysis of nearly 2 million text messages (tweets) on the online social network Twitter found that Christians use more positive words, fewer negative words and engage in less analytical ... read more
Jan. 7, 2013 A new study found that thoughts of death increased atheists, Christians, Muslims and agnostics conviction in their own world views. For example, contrary to the wartime aphorism that there are no ... read more
Apr. 18, 2012 What's the group that least agrees with Americans' vision of their country? According to many sociological surveys, it's atheists. Previous research suggests that the dislike of ... read more
Nov. 30, 2011 Distrust is the central motivating factor behind why religious people dislike atheists, according to a new study led by psychologists. While reasons behind antagonism towards atheists have not been ... read more