What if rock, paper, scissors isn’t the fair, balanced, random and unpredictable choosing method you always assumed it was? Recent studies out of China suggest that there may actually be a subtle logic at play in the game—that you might be able to beat a seemingly unbeatable system. As part of the first large-scale study […]
For years, social psychologists have noticed that young men are much likelier to engage in risky behaviors when they have an audience of potential mates
Hell hath no fury like a female hurricane scorned—or so recent research suggests
There’s a mountain of anecdotal evidence supporting the idea that you’re more likely to be a grouch when you haven’t eaten enough. Take the proliferation of the term “hangry” (hungry + angry) or the Snickers ad campaign that sees the snack-deprived morph into famous curmudgeons like Don Rickles. Of course, science can’t rely on conventional […]
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