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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>


Mind-Body Mindblower: Posture Affects Estimates


Managing The Psychological Bias Against Creativity


Mental Simulations of Social Thought and Action

We live in a world with people from diverse cultures, different societies and varied communities. Unfortunately, all those differences can sometimes result in segregation and discrimination. Reducing prejudice and creating more open minded societies has been the focal point of recent research and now, a new study in this field suggests that mental simulation is a key component of behavioral change strategies. Though this approach is controversial, authors Richard J. Crisp, Michèle D. Birtel, and Rose Meleady at the University of Kent, believe that this will assist in reducing prejudice and discrimination.... More>


A Bias Against Creativity?

Vincent Van Gogh may be the most famous unappreciated artist of all time. Indeed, he was a failed painter, selling only two of his more than 2000 works during his […]... More>