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More frequent hugs may protect people from the increased susceptibility to infection that comes with being stressed, resulting in less severe illness symptoms. ... More>
While people don't view typical-looking faces as the most attractive, they do consider them to be the most trustworthy, researchers find. ... More>
A sample of new research exploring gender and sexual intentions, attentional capture outside of conscious perception, and the influence of motor representations on perceptual confidence. ... More>
The simple act of saving something, like a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next. ... More>
Distraction may not be a problem for learning, as long as the distraction is consistent during both learning and recall phases, researchers find. ... More>