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Sweaty Palms and Racing Heart May Benefit Some Negotiators

Having to negotiate the price of a car sends many into the cold sweats, but sweaty palms and a racing heart may actually help some people get a good deal. ... More>

Visualized Heartbeat Can Trigger ‘Out-of-Body Experience’

Researchers find that a visual projection of human heartbeats can be used to generate an “out-of-body experience.” The findings could inform new kinds of treatment for people with self-perception disorders. ... More>

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Biological Bases of Social Behavior

An interdisciplinary theme program at the 25th APS Annual Convention burrowed into the brain for a look at the underlying biological routes of our social behavior. ... More>

Resiliency May Come at a Physical Cost for Some Kids

Children living in poverty who appear to succeed socially may be failing biologically, according to a new study published in Psychological Science. ... More>