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Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>


The ‘Rocky’ in Relationships

In 2008, a massive earthquake shook the Chinese province of Sichuan. Measuring 8.0, the quake killed more than 69,000, injured countless more, and left 4.8 million homeless. The Chinese government […]... More>


Your Friends Are More Extroverted Than You Are


New psychology study shows ‘extroversion bias’ distorts our view of friends


Extraversion May Be Less Common Than We Think

Researchers studying a class of MBA students find that social networks are biased toward extraversion, and this bias is even more pronounced in extraverts' own social networks. ... More>