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Social Networks May Guide Parents to Particular Autism Interventions

Members of parents' social networks can influence whether parents choose evidence-based practices to help their kids with autism, according to research. ... More>


Why We Pass Some Cars, Follow Others

On the highway, drivers are more likely to follow slow-moving expensive cars, and to pass cheaper-looking vehicles, a study shows. ... More>


Personal Judgments Are Swayed by Group Opinion, but Only for 3 Days

People change their own personal judgments so that they fall in line with the group norm, but the change only seems to last about 3 days, researchers find. ... More>