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Learning for Survival? Venom Overrides Other Snake Categories

The importance or intrinsic value of a category seems to have a strong influence on how we learn and form categories at different levels. ... More>


401(k) Contributors May Take Fewer Sick Days, Study Suggests

It’s not easy to determine whether new hires will turn into chronic absentees, but new research suggests one possible harbinger — their lack of participation in the company retirement plan. ... More>


When ‘I Believe’ Backfires


Large Portion Sizes: Bad for business?