Psychology

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An easy life hack to make weekends more refreshing

Does treating your weekend like a vacation make you happier? A working paper says yes.

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Adolescents have a fundamental need to contribute

Teens get a bad rap as selfish, dangerous risk-takers, but neuroscience and psychology are revising that image.

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Swipe right: 7 tips for online dating

UC Berkeley's Skyler Wang tells you what you need to know about online dating.

Young, gifted and black: The next generation of activists

This Black History Month, we honor some of the bright young activists who are challenging the status quo and working to build a better future for us all.

Gregor Martynus and Jana Gallus hold their triplets

Lullabies to help premature infants eat

Researchers work with a family with triplets to study a lullaby device used in the intensive care unit.

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When a sigh is not just a sigh

A brand new audio map of vocal outbursts spans 24 emotions.

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Joint bank accounts make for happier couples

Those who keep finances separate are likelier to split up, be less satisfied with their relationship.

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Want a successful Super Bowl ad? Don't make people think

Ads that take a certain approach find victory during the game's biggest event.

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Fathers are happier parents than mothers, new study shows

A new study shows fathers experience more well-being from parenthood than mothers.

Courtney Baugh gaming

‘Most women don't use a mic’

Half of online gamers are women, but anti-woman abuse is rampant. Courtney Baugh has a solution.

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