Using an indirect measurement technique, researchers have found that the number of atheists in the U.S. is much higher than telephone surveys indicate.
Using an indirect measurement technique researchers have found that the number of

Atheism May Be More Common Than Assumed, U.S. Study Suggests

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Gary Davis
Kawika Lo
Want to reduce climate change? Educating girls could reduce more CO2-equivalent than rooftop solar energy, offshore wind turbines, and electric cars combined.
Want to reduce climate change Educating girls could reduce more CO2equivalent than

Top 100 Solutions to Climate Change Ranked in New Analysis

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Amber Ainsworth
Laura Susana
Giving your partner a massage may increase physical and mental well-being as much as receiving a massage, according to the results of a small study conducted at Northumbria University.
Giving your partner a massage may increase physical and mental wellbeing as

Health Benefits of Giving a Massage As High As Getting One, Study Finds

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Oscar Heron
Hannah Mollekin
AL Pashtun
Cognitive reflection declines when men are given testosterone, according to the results of a randomized double-blind placebo controlled study.
Cognitive reflection declines when men are given testosterone according to the results

Testosterone May Make Men Less Likely to Realize When They're Wrong

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Bálint Takács
Scott Wallace
The placebo effect may extend to emotional pain relief following unwanted romantic breakups, a new study suggests.
The placebo effect may extend to emotional pain relief following unwanted romantic

The Placebo Effect May Ease Pain from Breakups

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Terri Kristine
Douglas Fairbanks
This Saturday, a March for Science is expected to take place in more than 500 cities! Please consider joining this historic event, spreading the word, and donating to support science-based environmental policies. What better way to celebrate Earth Day?
This Saturday a March for Science is expected to take place in

Social Psychology Network, Partner Organization of the March, Urges Participation

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Najibullah Patman
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An insider tip from psychology: If you want to post your most flattering photo on Facebook, a dating site, or a career network, try asking others to pick the photo. Studies suggest the results might surprise you…
An insider tip from psychology If you want to post your most

Looking for the Best Profile Pic? Ask a Stranger

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Studies suggest that sex may be good for the human heart in more ways than one, according to an article in Medical News Today.
Studies suggest that sex may be good for the human heart in

Ten Physical and Psychological Health Benefits of Sex

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Laura Jean
Lykool
Andreas Geocacher Hesselberg
This article explores the psychological causes and consequences of using kindness to bring about social and political change. If you have examples of effective activism based on kindness—regardless of your political orientation—please share them.
This article explores the psychological causes and consequences of using kindness to

Anti-Trump Activists Using Kindness As a Form of Resistance

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Clay Cheatham
James Merrick
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Nevada has become the 36th state to ratify the ERA—an amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women equal rights under the law. If Congress were to extend the deadline for ratification, the ERA would need approval from only two more states to take effect.
Nevada has become the 36th state to ratify the ERAan amendment to

Nevada Backs Equal Rights Amendment Decades After Deadline

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Michael Toebe
Stephen Browne
After reviewing decades of research, a team of health experts has concluded that oral contraceptives should be made available over-the-counter for teens as well as adults.
After reviewing decades of research a team of health experts has concluded

The Pill Should Be Over-the-Counter, Experts Conclude

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Kay Pennington
Yvonne Du Plessis Olsen
In the first Central European replication of Stanley Milgram's classic research on obedience, most participants ended up giving another person the highest level of electric shock.
In the first Central European replication of Stanley Milgrams classic research on

Polish Replication of Milgram Study Finds People Still Obey

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Rob Ḧenderson
Kristy Meade
Today is International Women's Day, and Iceland made this year's day historic by announcing that it would require employers to prove they offer equal pay regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexuality, or nationality.
Today is International Womens Day and Iceland made this years day historic

In World First, Iceland to Require Firms to Certify Equal Pay

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Melanie Macnab
TheRoom Psy
Psychology Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka of Japan has created a stunning visual illusion in which gray and green pixels appear red as a result of color constancy. Enjoy!
Psychology Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka of Japan has created a stunning visual illusion

Baffling Photo of Strawberries Actually Has No Red Pixels

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Marilyn Miller
Ulrike Uslar
Alex Dominis
Research published in this month's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that brain scans can predict which news articles are likely to go viral. What are the social implications beyond neuromarketing?
Research published in this months Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Communication Neuroscience: Brain Study Predicts Viral Articles

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Andreas Altermann
Lykool
The "March for Science," set for April 22, has now been endorsed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and dozens of other organizations: [ Facebook.com Link ]
The March for Science set for April 22 has now been endorsed

Major Science Groups Endorse Earth Day "March for Science"

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Indra Gegana
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Michael Moore, the liberal filmmaker and vocal opponent of President Trump, has launched an online calendar to track anti-Trump events around the world: [ Resistancecalendar.org Link ]
Michael Moore the liberal filmmaker and vocal opponent of President Trump has

Michael Moore Launches Anti-Trump "Resistance Calendar"

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Leon Loiselle
Christine Marie
Bill Hudson
Studies find that kids eat healthier if they’re offered a choice of vegetables, fruit is peeled and sliced for them, and they're given raw veggies while waiting for a meal.
Studies find that kids eat healthier if theyre offered a choice of

Tips That Work: Getting Kids to Eat Fruit and Veggies

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This article discusses what can happen if you don't get enough sleep, and what you can do to improve the sleep you get.
This article discusses what can happen if you dont get enough sleep

Are Sleep Problems Affecting Your Mental Health and Well-Being?

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Linda Skolness
Kawika Lo
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The Association of American Universities has released a statement urging U.S. government officials to end the President Trump's travel ban “as quickly as possible.” The ban, issued as an executive order, bars the entry of refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
The Association of American Universities has released a statement urging US government

How Universities Are Responding to President Trump's Travel Ban

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