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From centerfolds to cellphones: The rise of the male thirst trap

'It left something to the imagination.'

On Oct 26, 2022 by Louise Lush

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‘It builds an instant connection’: Should you take the water when someone offers you water in a job interview?

'Nah I’d be relieved they declined. Let’s be real I offered it out of politeness.'

On Sep 5, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

A TikTok states that heterosexual couples act like mother and son.

‘Freud would have a field day with this’: Viral TikTok saying women act like mothers, men act like children when in love sparks debate

'No way in hell am I dating a man that acts like a child.'

On Jan 11, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘I got zero out of your service’: TikToker goes after mental health app Cerebral over its ‘predatory’ behavior

The TikToker says she was charged by the company despite never receiving therapy.

On Dec 23, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

2 Girls 1 Podcast: The Psychological Price We Pay for Social Media

The steep psychological price we pay for social media

Put your phone down and listen.

On Jun 25, 2018 by Matt Silverman, chris boylan

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Here’s how Uber and Lyft psychologically manipulate their drivers

This is how Uber entices drivers to work longer hours.

On Apr 3, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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IBM’s Watson analyzed all the ‘Harry Potter’ books and movies

Neville and Voldemort have more in common than you'd think.

On Mar 23, 2016 by Christine Friar

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The 5 best TED Talks to break you out of your February slump

Soak up their knowledge before they disappear.

On Feb 24, 2016 by Amrita Khalid

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This depressing study shows how few of your Facebook friends care about you

Maybe it's time to consider Instagram.

On Jan 26, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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Political humor can be deeply persuasive—but there’s a catch

But not completely.

On Dec 29, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Breaking down the psychology, history, and art of the oft-maligned listicle

Pithy, high on GIFs, low on intellect, it’s a bit like mindless snacking—literally.

On Dec 17, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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What being ‘Facebook official’ says about your relationship

In short, you’re in it for the long haul

On Dec 17, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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The truth behind why so many studies you see on Facebook are ‘proven wrong’

It's called science, stupid.

On Sep 2, 2015 by Miri Mogilevsky

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Researchers couldn’t reproduce more than half of 100 psychology studies

What the Reproducibility Project means for social science.

On Aug 28, 2015 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Clinical psychologist’s TED Talk reminds us of the inspirational power of superheroes

Dr. Andrea Letamendi shares how superheroes affected her life and what they can do for others.

On Jul 22, 2015 by Lisa Granshaw