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psychology

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Sorry, Charlie: The Charlie Charlie Challenge is less spooky than they say

What's really making objects move in that viral craze involving pencils and summoning ghosts? It's not the demon you think it is, freaked-out teens.

By May 26, 2015

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Being ignored on Facebook is psychological hell

Researchers in Australia believe that those who don't get immediate feedback on social media suffer from a lack of belonging and a general despair. Well, of course.

By May 11, 2014

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The psychology of Android vs iOS

Why do we get so passionate about our operating systems? Adventures in Tech explores the psychology that fuels smart phone fandom.

By December 30, 2013

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iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)

With the help of a psychology pro, Adventures in Tech explains why we get so fiercely competitive about our operating systems.

By December 30, 2013

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Can't concentrate? Look at this for 40 seconds

The next time your mind wanders, you might be able to regain your focus if you turn your gaze on a specific type of image, says research out of the University of Melbourne.

By May 25, 2015

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Here's all you need to see that millennials are really snake people

Technically Incorrect: A cute little extension for Google's Chrome browser changes the word "millennial" to "snake people." The results are glorious.

By May 28, 2015

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​So you think you can't sing? Science says otherwise

Grab a mic! Most people can carry a tune, even if they think their voice would make Simon Cowell scowl, a researcher at Toronto's Royal Conservatory of Music says.

By May 22, 2015

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Delta's utterly insane, meme-filled new safety video

Technically Incorrect: There's Charlie Bit My Finger. There's a cat playing the piano. There's the Overly Attached Girlfriend. Still feel safe?

By May 20, 2015

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Science identifies the best in-flight meal (if you care about taste)

If you have to endure the horror of a meal on an airplane, a new study out of Cornell says some tastes are more intense than others. Order accordingly.

By May 19, 2015

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Science has an antidote for 'Uptown Funk' and other persistent earworms

At last, there's a scientifically proven way to get that song out of your head, but you'll want to make sure you're done eating first.

By May 13, 2015