Pregnant doctors are less likely than other women to deliver their babies via C-section, recent research suggests. Economists say that may be because the physician patients feel more empowered to question the obstetrician. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Money May Be Motivating Doctors To Do More C-Sections

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Can Your Car Make You An Unethical Driver?

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If someone like Lang Lang were starting out now, the energetic concert pianist could nail every piano competition without the judges ever hearing a note, according to a new study. China Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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How To Win That Music Competition? Send A Video

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Girls are more likely to take high school physics if they see women in their communities working in science, technology, engineering and math, a new study finds. Dominik Pabis/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Why Aren't More Girls Attracted To Physics?

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What A State Capital's Location Can Say About Corruption

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The next time you are in an office cafeteria, notice who sits next to whom at lunch. Jose Pelaez/Corbis hide caption

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Being In The Minority Can Cost You And Your Company

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Researchers say it may be possible to temporarily reduce racial biases. Images.com/Corbis hide caption

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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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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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