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Watching children learn how to lie

Fear not — it's an important developmental first step.

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Why do some people prefer order, and others thrive in uncertainty?

A new study suggests changes in two brain regions could be responsible for attitudes related to risk.

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Remembrance of things past

Being able to reflect on our own memories improves through adolescence, boosting learning ability and IQ.

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Do you post enough for your partner?

Two researchers explore how social media transforms romance, stress and more.

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Immigration status has health implications for young Latinos, study shows

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) provides psychological benefits to undocumented youth.

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Why a familiar face is a friendlier one

Our emotional perception is profoundly altered when we already know someone.

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Predicting the future with the wisdom of crowds

A training that makes people 'superforecasters' yields surprisingly effective results.

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Golden State Warriors a case study in ‘greater good’

The NBA champions find success through cooperation, empathy and mindfulness.

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3 minutes to mindfulness

Just a few minutes may be all you need to reduce stress and get your mind under control.

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UCLA doctors use magnetic stimulation to ‘rewire’ the brain for people with depression

FDA-approved therapy appears to be effective for some whose condition isn’t improved with medication.

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