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Infographic: Measurements that Predict People’s Behavior
Infographic: Measurements that Predict People’s Behavior
Changes in blood levels of oxytocin and adrenocorticotropic hormone and patterns of neural activity predict how much money people will donate to a cause with high accuracy.
Infographic: Measurements that Predict People’s Behavior
Infographic: Measurements that Predict People’s Behavior

Changes in blood levels of oxytocin and adrenocorticotropic hormone and patterns of neural activity predict how much money people will donate to a cause with high accuracy.

Changes in blood levels of oxytocin and adrenocorticotropic hormone and patterns of neural activity predict how much money people will donate to a cause with high accuracy.

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Neurological Correlates Allow Us to Predict Human Behavior
Paul J. Zak | Oct 1, 2020 | 10+ min read
A combination of factors, from oxytocin release as an indicator of emotional investment to cortisol and other hormones that correlate with attention, can forecast what people will do after an experience.
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Could AI Make Gene Editing More Accurate?
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2019 | 3 min read
Machine learning algorithms predict the repairs made to DNA after Cas9 cuts.
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Infographic: AI Predicts Post-CRISPR Repairs
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2019 | 1 min read
Double-strand breaks can produce several different outcomes.
More Cancer Mutations, Better Immunotherapy Outcomes
Catherine Offord | Jan 15, 2019 | 2 min read
Immune checkpoint inhibitors are generally most effective against tumors with more genetic mutations, according to a new study, although the relationship isn’t true for all cancers.
Long-Term Brain Rhythms Offer Possibility of Predicting Seizures
Diana Kwon | Jan 8, 2018 | 4 min read
Researchers identify patterns of neural activity ranging from a few days to four weeks in individuals with epilepsy.
Criticism for Craig Venter’s “Face-Prediction” Software
Catherine Offord | Sep 11, 2017 | 2 min read
The tool cannot predict a person’s face from DNA, say researchers—including some listed as coauthors on the publication. 
Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobelists
Bob Grant | Sep 21, 2016 | 2 min read
According to citation statistics, researchers behind programmed cell death pathways and CRISPR/Cas9 are among those in line for Nobel Prizes this year.
Gambling on Reproducibility
Bob Grant | Nov 10, 2015 | 2 min read
New research finds that observers placing bets in a stock exchange–like environment are pretty good at predicting the replicability of psychology studies.
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