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Being In The Minority Can Cost You And Your Company
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How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle
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Why Poor Students' College Plans 'Melt' Over The Summer
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Student Kahlil Quato fights tears as he speaks at a University of Chicago candlelight vigil in 2007. The service was held in remembrance of Amadou Cisse, a graduate student, who was shot to death at point-blank range. Stacie Freudenberg/AP hide caption

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Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime
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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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