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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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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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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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The psychology of healthcare reform

NICs, PUFs, PICs and NUFs--these funny-sounding acronyms hold some truths about the psychological reasons that people react so strongly to the healthcare reform debate.

By November 11, 2009

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The psychology behind open source and gaming

It's no accident that people engage with games and software in a way to makes them feel like part of the group. Complex psychology is behind the development of communities.

By September 15, 2008

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Psychological profiling on the Web

Security researchers are devising a way to monitor people's online moods in real time, bringing privacy concerns with social networks to a whole new level.

By August 21, 2008

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Cap'n Crunch is staring at your kid for a reason

Cornell researchers studying "cereal box psychology" say the tempting gazes of all those sugar-hawking characters are carefully angled right at your tykes.

By April 2, 2014

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The psychology of Silicon Valley wealth

In Silicon Valley, even multimillionaires don't feel rich. One "escapee" from the Bay Area reminds us that there are other options.

By August 6, 2007

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Why do we fight over Android and iOS?

In the latest episode of Adventures in Tech, we enlist the help of a psychology pro to explain why we so fervently defend our smart phone choices.

By December 30, 2013

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Not even robots immune to sexism

A study by the Journal of Applied Social Psychology has found that even robots are affected by gender stereotyping.

By August 26, 2012