Human Nature

Too Much Screen Time May Worsen Kids' Ability to Read Emotions
September 2nd, 2014
New research suggests that spending more time with electronic devices and less time with face-to-face interaction is making kids worse at recognizing and reading emotions in others.
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Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
Racetrack Playa moving rock
August 31st, 2014
An ancient greek tomb, manipulating memories and a volcanic eruption are just the tip of the Science iceberg.
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Race is a Social Concept, Not a Scientific One (Op-Ed)
August 29th, 2014
There is no science in race.
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No, Your IQ is Not Fixed for Life (Op-Ed)
test, testing, intelligence
August 31st, 2014
We’re getting more stupid.
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The Scientific Secret to Strong Relationships
Couple-relationship
August 29th, 2014
Many people report having happy and healthy lives when they are involved in meaningful relationships. In a new review, two researchers examined how relationships can encourage — or thwart — personal thriving.
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California Jobs Rise with Green Energy
Tesla Model S, electric car, battery
August 26th, 2014
California's push to green energy seems to be paying off.
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Gaming as Spectator Sport
gaming, video games
August 31st, 2014
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Has Science Fully Explained Sunshine?
sunrise, sun shine, dawn
August 30th, 2014
What makes our sun shine has been a mystery for most of human history.
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Suicide is Not 'Unavoidable' (Op-Ed)
August 29th, 2014
Despite persistent cultural misconceptions, nearly half of U.S. adults suffer from a mental illness during their lifetime.
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