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asianeyes-feature What can Asian eyes teach WEIRD populations?

Let’s talk about WEIRD populations. No, I’m not talking about your everyday weirdo on the street. I’m talking about western, educated, industrialized, rich, democratic (WEIRD) segments of the global population. The vast majority of our psychology and nonscientific understanding stems

shadowpeople-feature Monster of the Week: Shadow People

Have you seen the shadow people? They creep into our world from the peripheral darkness, often with the malicious intent. For ages, their origins were shrouded in mystery. Some believed they hailed from the immaterial Plane of Shadow, an alien

VRmemory-feature Third-Person VR Linked to Reduced Memory

Gamers, which gaming experiences do you remember more clearly? Third-person games in which you follow your avatar around or first-person games in which you inhabit the body of your character? A new study out of Sweden shines some interesting light

braineyes-feature Your Brain Sees More Than it Cares to Share

You’re familiar with the mind-body problem. There’s the meaty brain inside our skulls and then there’s the conundrum of consciousness we experience every day. And the more we study the physical brain, the more we realize how much goes on

psychopatheyes-feature New Study Peeks Inside the Psychopathic Brain

Whether you get your information from slash films or abnormal psychology texts, you probably know the skinny on psychopaths. Their brains are different than (presumably) yours and mine. While we can’t help but feel a portion of the pain we

Idris Elba, Rob Kazinsky and director Guillermo Del Toro on the set of "Pacific Rim."
(Photo by Kerry Hayes) Melded Minds Control Robots in ‘Pacific Rim’

Guillermo del Toro never fails to create an imaginative, breathtaking world in his pictures — and his upcoming giant monster flick “Pacific Rim” promises to continue this trend. Now I’m a long-time Godzilla/Gamera fan, so naturally he had me at

adameve-feature Drug Prevents Men From Trusting Evil Hotties

Our culture is rife with examples of scheming women who manipulate men with their seductive charms. Sexist archetype? Absolutely. The Baroness, Evil-Lyn, The Great Tyrant… they’re all shades of Biblical Eve, who convinced Adam that a bite of forbidden fruit

Multitasking Maniacs and the One Track Mind

Is multitasking a female super power, a teachable skill or pure myth? In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Julie and I consider our multitasking world, our uni-tasking minds and the rare “super taskers” capable of doing it

Interrupting Cow: Multitasking, Interruptions and Distractions

Joke all you want, but the Interrupting Cow takes a real toll on your brain and your work life. So in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Julie and I examine just how interruptions and distractions impact our

Blow Your Mind: New Year's Mind Hacks and the Teenage Brain

Welcome to 2013! We decided to kick off this new year of Stuff to Blow Your Mind with some BRAIN content, because that’s where the new year happens. That’s where your resolutions live. That’s where your hangover lived. Now let’s

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