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Why Bilinguals Are Smarter


How Do Placebos Relieve Pain?

Scientists and doctors have been studying placebos for more than half a century. These inert “sugar pills” remain highly controversial, yet they are widely used in clinical treatment today—especially in […]... More>


Why teens are wired for risk


‘Executive’ training for problem drinkers?

Hangover, the low-budget comedy hit of 2009, tells the story of Phil, Stu and Alan, twenty-something buddies who wake up in a Las Vegas hotel room the morning after a […]... More>


Current Decisions Shape Your Future Preferences

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Psychologists have known for a long time that after you make a choice, you adjust your opinion to think better of the thing you chose. Now a new study has found that this is true even if you don't know the options that you're choosing between.... More>