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Study: Facial Cues Indicate Sickness
Diana Kwon | Jan 4, 2018
Pale skin and hanging eyelids are tell-tale signs of apparent illness.
Study: Autism Linked with Different Reactions to Chemical Signals
Shawna Williams | Nov 27, 2017
Responses to compounds in human sweat may help explain why people with autism spectrum disorder tend to struggle with social cues.
Three Dartmouth Scientists Being Investigated for Sexual Misconduct
Catherine Offord | Oct 31, 2017
The professors, all faculty members in the college’s department of psychology and brain sciences, have been placed on paid leave.
Mars Simulation Concludes
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 18, 2017
Researchers in a psychology experiment emerge from eight months of isolation in a dome atop a Hawaiian mountaintop.
Infographic: The Rubber-Hand Illusion
Roman Liepelt and Jack Brooks | Apr 30, 2017
Simultaneous stroking of one's real hand and a fake limb can lead that person to embody the fake on as their own.
Mice Display Human-Like Sense of Body Awareness
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 27, 2016
Mice can be tricked into thinking rubber tails belong to them, indicating they perceive body ownership similar to the way humans do.
Apes Seem Capable of Inferring Others’ Thoughts
Bob Grant | Oct 7, 2016
Researchers suggest that some nonhuman primates can anticipate the actions of other animals.
NYU Halts Studies, Suspends Investigator
Bob Grant | Jun 28, 2016
Experiments conducted at the New York University School of Medicine violated several research standards, according to US Food and Drug Administration investigators.
TS Picks: March 16, 2016
Kerry Grens | Mar 16, 2016
Corrections give belated credit for immunotherapy; mosquitoes have been bugging us long before Zika; the bright side of irreproducibility
Reproducibility Crisis Not So Bad?
Kerry Grens | Mar 7, 2016
Two studies temper the dismal assessment of psychology and economics researchers’ abilities to replicate one another’s experiments.