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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’


Under Stress, We Ignore the Negative Possibilities

When they're under pressure, people making difficult decisions tend to give more weight to the upsides than to the potential risks, studies show. ... More>