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El efecto ilusorio de los suplementos nutricionales

It’s All About Control


Having power over others and having choices in your own life share a critical foundation: control, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The paper finds that people are willing to trade one source of control for the other. For example, if people lack power, they clamor for choice, and if they have an abundance of choice they don’t strive as much for power.... More>

How Little Sleep Can You Get Away With?

Psychologists link spatial perception to claustrophobic fear

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Day At The Museum


In the movie “Night at the Museum,” exhibits only come to life when no one is around. But a unique research program at the Museum of Science in Boston is bringing psychological science to life for visitors by involving them as collaborators in the research process. ... More>