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Depression-Resistant Mice May Hold Key to Human Happiness
Researchers at McGill University and the University of Nice, France, have created a permanently happy breed of mouse.
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Divorce Nearly Doubles Chance Of Ritalin Use
A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that children whose parents have divorced are significantly more likely to be on the attention deficit disorder (ADD) drug Ritalin than children of married parents. Studying 5000 children w...
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Sleep Sex: More Nightmare Than Dream Come True
From "dirty talk" to intercourse, men and women suffering from a rare but legitimate set of disorders may engage in a variety of sexual activity, both alone or involving others, all while asleep. Because amnesia is a symptom, those who sleep alone may never...
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Gestures May Reveal Innate Linguistic Structure
An English speaker kicks a ball, but a Turkish speaker ball kicks--at least if you're following the grammatical order of his or her language. However, a new study shows that without words, speakers of these two language order things in the same way.
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Most Psych Research Totally WEIRD
Chances are if you're reading this, you're WEIRD. That is, an individual from one of the Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic populations that make up a whopping 96 percent of social science research subjects.
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