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Psych

Studies Reveal How “Super-agers” Retain Young Memories

Studies Reveal How “Super-agers” Retain Young Memories

If you want to maintain your cognitive function, it takes more than brain games. You must activate many brain areas with seriously hard mental work.
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Are We Programmed to Be Violent?

Violence is deeply rooted in our genes, but the good news is that we have the tools to overcome our genetic imperative—societal order, morals, ethics, and, if all fails, police and a judicial system.
The Journey from White Lies to the "Bigly" Ones

The Journey from White Lies to the “Bigly” Ones

The slippery slope of repeated lying, especially when the lie benefits the liar, exists in the brain. Dov Michaeli explains.
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What’s Going on Inside the Brains of Trump Supporters Redux

In light of the recent developments in the 2016 Presidential campaign, Dov Michaeli revisits his discussion of confirmation bias and Trump supporters.
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Does Your Dog Have Personality? You Betcha!

What do we know about dog personality? And, how is it different from our own? Dov Michaeli MD, Ph.D explains.
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Can a Schizophrenia Simulator Explain Imbalances in the Brain?

Scientists and engineers collaborated to build a schizophrenia simulator that can be used to test potential therapies as well as theories about causes of the disorder.
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How Dogs Can Teach Us To Be Better Humans

Here are seven dog characteristics that we should try to apply to our own lives and interactions with others.
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The Problem of Online Gaming Addiction

There is growing evidence that certain types of behaviors, especially when accompanied by obsession and compulsion, mirror substance addiction in multiple ways.