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Will Anyone Under 30 Wear Apple's Health-Obsessed iWatch?
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DSM 5 Is Guide Not Bible—Ignore Its Ten Worst Changes
APA approval of DSM-5 is a sad day for psychiatry.
Fashion Designers Are Finally Getting Serious About Wearable Devices
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Why is it easier to remember a tune than your bank-account password?
Why is it easier to remember a tune than your bank-account password? Henry L. Roediger III, professor of psychology at the Memory Lab at Was
Microsoft develops bra to detect eating caused by stress
While Google and Samsung have been busy with smartglasses and smartwatches, respectively, Microsoft has been working on a wearable device th
Another headache from the health-care law: more shortages for mental-hea...
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The 13 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2013
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Stress-buster: Microsoft bra battles emotional overeating
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Nathan Heller: How San Francisco’s Entrepreneurial Culture Is Changing t...
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Re-Imagining Iconic U.S. Skylines Based On Wealth Inequality
This is what Boston Chicago Los Angeles San Francisco and Miami would look like if their skylines were defined by net worth.
8 Common Thinking Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day and How to Prevent ...
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When (and why) is it OK for parents to fight in front of their kids?
Arguing in the open can be healthy for parents and kids. Plenty has changed since the days of Not in front of the children.
How Long Does It Take Your Family to Eat Dinner? Families Suggest Ways t...
Parents know eating together benefits kids, but many are looking for ways to make the meal last.