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Volume 21, Issue10November, 2008
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Volume 21, Issue10November, 2008

Will That Be on the Test?

Toward the end of the 19th century, the German scientist Hermann Ebbinghaus concocted an experiment that countless children have unwittingly… More

Beads of Memory

Born with an “academic silver spoon” in his mouth and an uncanny ability to be in the right place at… More

Our Urban Legends: Grants

My first column on our “urban legends” discussed implicit understandings and misunderstandings about what it takes to get published in… More

Auto Matic

“Psychology on the Road” (Observer, June/July 2008) reviews the interrelations of anger control, age, and use of media/communication devices with… More

On the Newsstand

A Cold Stare Can Make You Crave Some Heat The New York Times September 16, 2008 “And even if the… More