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Taking a Dog’s-Eye View of Social Interaction

Dogs have refined social skills that include following a person’s gaze and responding to nonverbal signals. But how do they know when events constitute a social interaction? ... More>

How Friends and Personalities Mix

Close friendships can be rewarding, but they often require hard work to maintain. In a 2015 study, researchers examined the relationships among different aspects of personality and friendship satisfaction. ... More>

Going the Distance: Babies Reach Farther With Adults Around

Eight-month-old infants are much more likely to reach towards distant toys when an adult is present than when they are by themselves, two studies show. ... More>

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Gopnik Shares Research on Parenting and Learning

Modern parents try to raise their children to become smart, successful, happy adults. But this goal-centered concept of parenting is profoundly wrong, both scientifically and practically, says psychological scientist Alison […]... More>