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Those Good Vibes You Feel After Sex Last For This Long

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.23.2017 | Weddings

Research has proven that people are generally in a better mood after having sex ― you can thank a flood of endorphins and other feel-good hormones f...

The Days of Our Lives, One Day at a Time

Wray Herbert | Posted 07.25.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

Unfortunately, CBT is not readily available to everyone who might benefit from the therapy. It's rarely used in settings where addicts are typically treated, in large part because there are not enough well-trained therapists to meet the need.

Why Taking Photos At Museums Is Hindering Your Memory

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Hey, you there, in the museum, with the head-sized smartphone permanently positioned in front of your nose. According to a new study published in Psyc...

Be Fruitful and Replicate: Facing the Crisis of Confidence in Science, Especially Psychological Science

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Marshall P. Duke

Unless science gets its house in order, we will have no more credibility than that handful of "satisfied users" of the exercise equipment whose abs are now "six packs" or that 43-year-old worker from Everycity, USA who lost 75 pounds eating "fat-burning donuts."

Generational Marketing to Boomers Takes Business to the Heart of the Matter

Brent Green | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business
Brent Green

Generational Marketing can create powerful associations between a brand and a segment's formative experiences. Nostalgia is rich with opportunities for deeply personal brand interactions.

Social Psychology: How to Read Minds Like a Wizard

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

We may not have supernatural powers, but we do have untapped cognitive powers that might be harnessed to help us more accurately assess what others think of us.

Refocusing the Mind's Eye: What Does 20/20 Vision Really Mean?

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

New research is beginning to focus on the psychological dimensions of vision--with some surprising results.