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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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Hormones may be partners in crime for unethical behavior

A new study claims that naughty behavior like fraud, cheating and lying could be predicted and reinforced by a rise in hormones such as testosterone and cortisol.

By July 29, 2015

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Your music taste might reveal how your brain works

Do you like the sweet sounds of Billie Holiday or the hard edge of Metallica? A new study from the University of Cambridge says your choice shows whether you're an empathetic or systematic thinker.

By July 22, 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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IBM's Watson wants to make you healthier in deal with CVS Health

CVS and IBM will use Watson's computational abilities to do a better job of predicting possible health issues and give patients recommendations on how to stay healthy.

By July 30, 2015

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Lack of sleep makes it harder to read people's faces

Researchers find that your brain must work overtime to see how other people are feeling when you're running on less sleep -- and not because you have trouble keeping your eyes open.

By July 16, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Eyeing innovation, Disney sees big future in tiny companies

The media giant's focus on fledgling startups comes as US companies increasingly play the role of venture capitalists.

By July 10, 2015

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Enough, already! Why we all share the blame for notification overload

From CNET Magazine: Might as well face it -- you're addicted to your smartphone's constant alerts. It may be time for an intervention.

By July 10, 2015

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Aliens on the brain? Check out free sci-fi-comedy comic 'Shrinkage'

Ever wonder what's going on inside a politician's brain when he says something moronic? Blame tiny aliens! Writer Rob Kutner explains why his new comic may make us concerned for our next president's noggin.

By July 9, 2015