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    A sample of articles on social contact and well-being and health, motives and cultural variations in behavior, placebos and movies, lifespan learning and workplace implications, prenatal hormones and gendered behavior, children's reputation management, and social emotions. More

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    Even when young competitors show tremendous promise in a specialized sport, they’re likely to emerge better adult athletes if they take a more multidisciplinary approach. More

  • New research published in the journal Psychological Science reveals that handwriting plays a valuable part in language instruction, helping people learn certain skills far faster than they can by typing or watching videos. More

    Handwriting Beats Typing and Watching Videos for Learning to Read

    New research published in the journal Psychological Science reveals that handwriting plays a valuable part in language instruction, helping people learn certain skills far faster than they can by typing or watching videos. More

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