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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Apr. 28, 2016 According to new research, the most effective strategy for influencing such healthy food choices is not calorie counts and reduced prices, but rather more subtle incentives that reward healthy eating ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 Road crashes are the world's leading cause of preventable death and injury in people under 35, accounting for around 5 million casualties every year. Repeat offenders make a disproportionate ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 Changes in key genes define four previously unknown conditions within schizophrenia, according to a study. Unlike "big data" genetic studies, which have loosely linked hundreds of genetic changes to ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 A neuroscientist has inserted a genetic switch into nerve cells so a patient can alter their activity by taking designer drugs that would not affect any other cell. The cells ... read more
Apr. 27, 2016 An international research team has investigated interactions in different states of consciousness and has discovered that patients with severely impaired consciousness show a pathological or ... read more
Apr. 28, 2016 People who empathize easily with others do not necessarily understand them well. To the contrary: Excessive empathy can even impair understanding as a new study conducted by ... read more
Apr. 27, 2016 About one in five underage youths reported consuming alcoholic jello shots in the past 30 days, and those youths were more likely to binge drink, consume more alcohol, and to have been involved in ... 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