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Faces Are More Likely to Seem Alive When We Want to Feel Connected

New research reveals that feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive. ... More>


The Upside of Rivalry: Higher Motivation, Better Performance

We’ve all seen epic rivalries push athletes to higher levels of achievement, but new research shows that rivalry may have broad implications for improving motivation and performance. ... More>


Dating and Romance: The Problem With Kindness

Here’s a simple and sad fact. A lot of people who are married, or in long-term relationships, are not very compatible. Partners disagree about very basic stuff, like religion and […]... More>


Some Types of Fables May Be Better at Teaching Kids Not to Lie


Can Where the Wild Things Are Teach Kids Empathy?