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psychology

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Many psychology experiments aren't replicated, study shows

Technically Incorrect: A research study involving attempts to confirm the results of 270 studies in the top-ranking scientific journals of 2008, 64 percent of studies weren't confirmed.

By August 28, 2015

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016

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Dog owners less neurotic than cat owners, says study

Technically Incorrect: A new study suggests that those who own pets are a little more satisfied with life and dog owners are more conscientious, extroverted and agreeable than cat owners.

By January 31, 2016

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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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Want to upgrade your dreams to HD? A psychologist needs your brain

A psychology student wants to see if a certain vitamin can make sleepy people have more lucid dreams. Is it Vitamin Zzzzzzzzzzzz?

By September 24, 2015

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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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Mystery of missing Texas brains appears solved (no zombies involved)

A gaggle of brains have gone missing from a psychology lab in Austin, Texas, over the years. But the University of Texas offers up an explanation: the brains were properly disposed of.

By December 3, 2014

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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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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