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2012-11-29 13:41:09

Study shows that moral evaluations are faster but more extreme and flexible than practical ones.

2009-12-14 23:13:15

Your ability to resist that tempting cookie depends on how a big a threat you perceive it to be.

2009-08-10 10:32:59

A newly completed New York University study of public reaction to the 9/11 attacks concludes that people in positions of power, from government officials to managers working on Wall Street to military personnel, tended to interpret the events in more abstract terms and with more certainty and positivity than ordinary individuals.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.