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Confident people
Scientists have made the surprise discovery of a hormone that dramatically increases a person’s self-assurance without having any material side effect on health or other behavioura[...]
Fresh from Syria, Kiev and the Middle East, John Kerry has announced his most ambitious peace effort yet. “One of the most intractable conflicts in the history of the world is the [...]
Person locking car image
  Once the preserve of the truly neurotic, this particular anxiety is going mainstream and impacting more and more of the population. You can see it everywhere. A person walks[...]
Better than gender sign
For years sociologists have been using the binary ‘male’ and ‘female’ designations to study the human population, endlessly analysing behaviors between these two groups. Now in an [...]
Breakthrough research finds the genetic marker as a “meta-condition” for many diseases. Finding a cure will make people feel years younger and result in dramatic increases in lengt[...]
Mobile Phone
Our psychology correspondent, Lucinda Freud, reports on the flipside of mobile phone convenience …. Technology is reinventing our lives and creating new conveniences for our everyd[...]
Happy People
What can we learn from the recent controversial Facebook experiment where researchers manipulated people’s newsfeed without their knowledge by increasing the number of either posit[...]
Priest cheering and holding a football
Overheard on the terraces …. “We are gathered here today, as we do every weekend, in worship of our religion that goes by the name of football or, as it is called in certain parish[...]