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Longer Acquaintance Levels the Romantic Playing Field

Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than partners who get together after knowing each other for a while. ... More>


Holding on to the Blues: Depressed Individuals May Fail to Decrease Sadness

Even when depressed people have the opportunity to decrease their sadness, they don’t necessarily try to do so, researchers find. ... More>


The Shakespeare Algorithm


Medical Resources Allocated Equally Across Groups, but More Efficiently Across Individuals

People make dramatically different decisions about who should receive transplant organs when recipients are presented as part of larger groups. ... More>


Everyday Routines Make Life Feel More Meaningful