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Ouija board helps probe the subconscious

Psychologists are using Ouija boards to explore how we communicate with our subsconcious mind. Long alleged to enable communication with spirits, Ouij…

Analytic thinking can undermine belief

A new study has examined the connection between intuitive thought, analytical thinking and religion. Psychologists at the University of British Columb…

Niceness – are we born with it ?

Is generosity a trait that we develop through our life experiences or do our genes have a hand in it ? Psychologists at the University at Buffalo and …

Are eyes really a window to the soul ?

A new study conducted by Yale University psychologists suggests that most people think so. Researchers conducted three experiments that involved showi…

Have a Daughter? Get a Prenup!

A new study shows that couples with first-born daughters are 5% more likely to divorce than those who don’t, and the statistic shoots up to 10% in families who have three or more daughters. Now that the numbers are in place, psychologists are hotly debating why families with boys have fewer occurrences of divorce. Some researchers [...]