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In Praise of Spacing Out


Ellen Langer: Science of Mindlessness and Mindfulness


From Our Pets to Our Plates: The Psychology of Eating Animals

We love animals, caring for some as if they were members of our families, and yet we eat animals, too. Researchers explore the psychological underpinnings of this so-called "meat paradox." ... More>


People Attribute Minds to Robots, Corpses That Are Targets of Harm

A series of new studies suggests that victimization may be one condition that leads us to perceive minds in others, even in entities we don’t normally think of as having minds. ... More>