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Tech’s dangerous race to control our emotions

The tech industry will be selling emotional technology long before anyone has a serious debate about whether such tech is desirable.

On Jun 9, 2019 by Simon Chandler

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Hysterical men illustrate the profound imbalance in gender dynamics

If a woman fell into a full-scale meltdown in front of Congress, if she shrieked and spit the way multiple men did yesterday, we would not be having even a hypothetical conversation about her confirmation.

On Sep 28, 2018 by Claire Lampen

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Every human emotion, as portrayed by characters on ‘The Office’

This is not a mandatory meeting, but if you love ‘The Office,’ it is.

On Jan 4, 2017 by John-Michael Bond

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Study suggests that women are nicer than men on Facebook

Research reveals how men and women speak differently on Facebook.

On Jun 1, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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This comic about Bart Simpson and Chris Griffin in therapy will make you cry

These issues are no joke.

On May 13, 2016 by Jay Hathaway

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How Facebook’s memory can affect your emotional wellbeing

Facebook wants you to relive your life on Facebook—but that can affect our memories.

On Dec 22, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Your mouse moves differently when you’re upset, study suggests

U mad, bro?

On Dec 14, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Science explains why dogs are legitimately man’s best friend

It’s hard to argue with this explanation.

On Jul 27, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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The one awful secret about pregnancy that no one tells you

I knew I was supposed to be happy. Instead, I felt like I was being torn apart.

On Jun 2, 2015 by Anne Thériault

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It’s the 5-year anniversary of ‘Forever Alone’—so, are you still alone?

On the Internet, five years is forever.

On May 28, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Creating a news reader based on your face

Now that’s a personalized news service.

On Mar 27, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Pew survey finds that social media can heighten our awareness of friends’ stress levels

But stress does increase when we care too much.

On Jan 15, 2015 by Selena Larson

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Will the LEGO Batman movie give the Dark Knight a smile?

Can Batman ever be happy? We’ll have to wait til 2017 to find out.

On Jan 12, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Facebook’s ‘Year In Review’ is as painful as it is touching

Not everyone wants to look back.

On Dec 26, 2014 by Selena Larson

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Emotions rule the family dinner in first full ‘Inside Out’ trailer

You’ve never seen emotions quite like this.

On Dec 10, 2014 by Lisa Granshaw

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