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Mindfulness and loss: The past is the past

Imagine this scenario. You’ve purchased tickets for an outdoor music festival, featuring several of your favorite bands. The tickets are pricey—$400—but it will be an experience to remember. Then, on […]... More>


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The Cold Truth About “Heating Up” on the Court

People often believe that players who score a basket are “heating up” and are more likely to make their next shot. But data from the NBA suggest otherwise. ... More>


Hunger and Hoarding in the Welfare State


Hunger and Hoarding

Suzanne Collins’ futuristic trilogy, The Hunger Games, takes place in Panem, a totalitarian nation of obscene wealth and pervasive poverty. Its twelve districts are all impoverished, but District 12, the […]... More>