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Why Someone Named Monty Iceman Sold Doogie Howser’s Estate


Faces Are More Likely to Seem Alive When We Want to Feel Connected

New research reveals that feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive. ... More>


Visual ‘Gist’ Helps Us Figure Out Where a Crowd Is Looking

We can tell where a group of people is looking, after a fraction of a second, by perceiving the group as a single entity rather than a collection of individuals. ... More>


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The Hidden Rules of Bigotry