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Dr. Gottman, a psychologist who studies relationships, has found there's a "magic ratio" for how much successful couples argue.
Research on five million runners shows that working out with a friend pushes you harder and longer.
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Philosophers David Chalmers and Daniel Bennett argue over “philosophical zombies,” created to question the nature of human consciousness.
A groundbreaking study from a Harvard University team suggests that monogamy may be genetically programmed within some mammals.
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A recent study suggests Ph.D. students are more likely to develop common psychiatric disorders.
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A study finds that just 30 minutes of memory training per day, for 40 days, can reorganize your brain connectivity.
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Psychologists sort human personalities into five traits, each of which you can score high or low on.
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