Posts in: psychology

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The Fittest Language

The Fittest Language

A new book takes a look at how human language is formed, from its humble beginnings in the babbling child to its ultimate complexities of grammar and tense.

By | Posted November 27, 2006

Food for Thought

Food for Thought

In his new book Michael Pollan explores the origins of the American meal.

By | Posted November 20, 2006

Does playing violent video games really lead to violent behavior?

Does playing violent video games really lead to violent behavior?

–asks Sherman Quillwort from Milford, Utah.

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The Worst Part is the Waiting

The Worst Part is the Waiting

Anticipating bad events gives researchers a peek into posttraumatic stress disorder.

By | Posted October 12, 2006

Losing Your Mind?

Losing Your Mind?

People with memory complaints may be losing gray matter in their brains.

By | Posted October 10, 2006

Why do humans kiss?

Why do humans kiss?

— asks Roberto Morabito from Brooklyn, NY.

By | Posted October 2, 2006

Why do guys get sleepy after sex?

Why do guys get sleepy after sex?

— asks J. from Brooklyn, NY.

By | Posted September 25, 2006

A Sober Woman's Thoughts

A Sober Woman’s Thoughts

Studies suggest alcohol can sharpen mental function in older women.

By | Posted September 15, 2006

"To sleep, perchance to..."

“To sleep, perchance to…”

Mysterious sleeping disorders make life a misery for those afflicted.

By | Posted August 5, 2006

Is it possible to die of a broken heart?

Is it possible to die of a broken heart?

–asks Anonymous from Glendale, CA.

By | Posted August 4, 2006

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