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Sharing Makes Both Good and Bad Experiences More Intense

Undergoing an experience with another person, even if we do it in silence with someone we met just moments ago, seems to intensify that experience. ... More>


Lean On: Workers, Work and the Spouses Who Help Us Succeed

Sheryl Sandberg had a good year last year. She was named chief operating officer of Facebook, and also published the bestselling book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to […]... More>


Littering and Following the Crowd


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>