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Distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus can be awkward. How can we deal with it?

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Distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus can be awkward. How can we deal with it?

COVID-19 misconceptions are hard to fight. Cognitive psychology might help spot why people get the coronavirus wrong.
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COVID-19 misconceptions are hard to fight. Cognitive psychology might help spot why people get the coronavirus wrong.

The person walking past you isn’t wearing a mask. What should you say?

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The person walking past you isn’t wearing a mask. What should you say?

‘Zoom fatigue’ is real. Here’s why you’re feeling it, and what you can do about it.

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‘Zoom fatigue’ is real. Here’s why you’re feeling it, and what you can do about it.

Childhood trauma changes your brain. But it doesn’t have to be permanent.

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Childhood trauma changes your brain. But it doesn’t have to be permanent.

What’s the link between prediction and pleasure? She’s scanning brains to find out.

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What’s the link between prediction and pleasure? She’s scanning brains to find out.

5 things you can do so finals week doesn’t stress you out

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5 things you can do so finals week doesn’t stress you out

Humans can’t accept that we have innate knowledge because we’re biased against the idea
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Humans can’t accept that we have innate knowledge because we’re biased against the idea

Purchases made when customers are angry are more likely to satisfy them, Northeastern University research shows
New research shows that angry customers stick to their goals, which “can actually lead them to make better decisions, easier decisions, and more satisfying decisions,” says Alexander DePaoli, an associate teaching professor of marketing at Northeastern who co-authored the research.

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Purchases made when customers are angry are more likely to satisfy them, Northeastern University research shows

What people with musical anhedonia might tell us about social interaction

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What people with musical anhedonia might tell us about social interaction

Northeastern University psychology professor says Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on Arthur provides parent and children an opportunity to discuss race, sexuality, and love

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Northeastern University psychology professor says Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on Arthur provides parent and children an opportunity to discuss race, sexuality, and love

Learning that Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump lied doesn’t change supporters’ opinions of them, study finds

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Learning that Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump lied doesn’t change supporters’ opinions of them, study finds