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For Athletes, There’s No Place Like Home

Research findings lend credence to the idea of a "home field advantage,” a finding that should bring solace to Russian sports teams in the upcoming Olympic Games. ... More>


Why Me? Perceptions of Justice Influence Pain Experiences

To make sense of life's vagaries, people often reason that we get what we deserve. But experiences like chronic pain are difficult to reconcile with this sense of justice. ... More>


Solving The Conundrum Of Multiple Choice Tests


Holiday Travelers Take Note: Scientists Explore Roadway Aggression

It’s that time of year – the time to gather with family and friends, to celebrate another year…to spend hours in a car dealing with pent-up roadway aggression? ... More>


‘If You Get Too Cold, I’ll Tax The Heat’