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Gloomy Thinking Can Be Contagious

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Happy Birthday: Cake, candles and cone-shaped hats make regular appearances at birthday parties. What gives? William Gottlieb/Corbis hide caption

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What Makes Rituals Special? Join Us For A Google+ Conversation

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Are American Attitudes Toward Privacy Changing?

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Why Do Whistle-Blowers Become Whistle-Blowers?

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Opponents of same-sex marriage participate in the March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., on March 26, as the Supreme Court hears arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Bans Of Same-Sex Marriage Can Take A Psychological Toll

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One contemporary analysis links the increase in gender equality in a society with increased sexual empowerment of women and less sexual coercion. But there's more to it than that. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What Does 'Sexual Coercion' Say About A Society?

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Of Blocks And Books: Parents may be more likely to take a young daughter to the library than a son, and to read to the girl for longer periods of time, a new analysis suggests. Hulton Archive/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Young Girls May Get More 'Teaching Time' From Parents Than Boys Do

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Even during sleep, babies' brains continue to take in and process angry voices. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Shhh, The Kids Can Hear You Arguing (Even When They're Asleep)

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What Does Modern Prejudice Look Like?

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Did You Notice This Seemed To Be A Crazy News Week?

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To Find Insider Trading, Follow The Kids' Money

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Why Not Apologizing Makes You Feel Better

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Same-sex marriage advocates protest outside the county clerk's office in San Francisco on Feb. 14. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Shift In Gay Marriage Support Mirrors A Changing America

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What Is The Effect Of Asking Americans To Think About The Greater Good?

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Deciphering Hidden Biases During Interviews

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