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psychology

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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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China 'leading suspect' in US cyberattack, says intelligence chief

If China is the culprit, as intelligence chief James Clapper asserts, the US faces the thorny issue of how to respond.

By June 26, 2015

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Right-handed or left-handed? Kangaroos actually have a preference

Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.

By June 18, 2015

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Real-life horror fills 'The Stanford Prison Experiment' trailer

IFC Films releases a trailer for its thriller about the infamous 1971 psychological experiment that showed humans' susceptibility to carrying out and enduring punishment.

By June 16, 2015

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'Top Chef Ape Edition'? Chimps may have mental capacity to cook

Chimpanzees may not only be able to learn how to cook, but prefer a cooked meal over a raw one, a new study says. They'd look funny in those poofy chef hats, however.

By June 3, 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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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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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