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How A Woman's Plan To Kill Herself Helped Her Family Grieve
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Mind Over Milkshake: How Your Thoughts Fool Your Stomach
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Rick Blaine, the sentimental tough guy in Casablanca, pined for "As Time Goes By." The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Play It Again And Again, Sam
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A group of 3,000 ordinary citizens, armed with nothing more than an Internet connection, is often making better forecasts of global events than CIA analysts. Here, a man crosses the CIA logo at its headquarters in Langley, Va. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent
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What makes the Mona Lisa — or any piece of art — successful? Sergio Velayosf/Flickr hide caption

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Good Art Is Popular Because It's Good. Right?
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Alarm Clock Sets Off A Real Wake-Up Call
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Having a perfect memory can put a strain on relationships, because every slight is remembered. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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When Memories Never Fade, The Past Can Poison The Present
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Why Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning Differently
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Ellie is a computer simulation designed to engage real people in meaningful conversation and take their measure. The computer system looks for subtle patterns in body language and vocal inflections that might be clues to underlying depression or other emotional distress. YouTube hide caption

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If Your Shrink Is A Bot, How Do You Respond?
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Big Sibling's Big Influence: Some Behaviors Run In The Family
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Jillian Blenis, 30, of Boston reacts while stopping at a makeshift memorial to marathon bombing victims Wednesday. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Boston Blasts A Reminder Of 'The Fragility Of Life'
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Researchers say that aggressive people tend to interpret ambiguous faces as reflecting hostility. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Would Angry Teens Chill Out If They Saw More Happy Faces?
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When anthropologists tallied the use of emotional words through a century of literature, they included many books without clear emotional content — technical manuals, for example, and automotive repair guides. Steve Debenport/iStockphotography hide caption

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Mining Books To Map Emotions Through A Century
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Pediatric Organization Endorses Same-Sex Marriage For Its Benefit To Children
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Samantha Grimaldo was born with a rare disorder, Perisylvian syndrome, and has never been able to speak. Ellen Webber for NPR hide caption

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New Voices For The Voiceless: Synthetic Speech Gets An Upgrade
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