Gig Economy Reduces Lower Quality Entrepreneurial Activity, Study Shows
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When Great Minds Think Unlike: Inside Science's 'Replication Crisis'
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How Obamacare Affects Our Wallets And Debt Ratio
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Keith Chen is head of economic research at Uber, and he says the way we interact with the app reveals a lot about human behavior. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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This Is Your Brain On Uber
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Does The Placebo Effect Influence Consumer Product Purchases?
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The Health Benefits Of Dancing Go Beyond Exercise And Stress Reducer
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Ashley Madison Hack Inspires Social Scientists To Look Behind The Names
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When Personalization Leads To Discrimination On AirBnB
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How Being Busy Affects Our Motivation
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Airbnb host Synta Keeling rents two bedrooms in her house in Washington, D.C.'s predominantly black Anacostia neighborhood. Maggie Penman/NPR hide caption

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#AirbnbWhileBlack: How Hidden Bias Shapes The Sharing Economy
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Many glaciers are melting in Alaska. Scientists believe climate change is at work. Shankar Vedantam/NPR hide caption

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Why Our Brains Weren't Made To Deal With Climate Change
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What Does Time Perception Have To Do With Racial Disparities?
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How Decedents' Quality Of Life At The Time Of Death Affects Others
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The Power And Problem Of Grit
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Peer Pressure May Not Work The Way We Think It Does
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"If you eat the same things every day... it can produce some negative psychological effects," Kim Binsted says, of why astronauts might need to get cooking on a Mars mission. iStock hide caption

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Even Astronauts Get The Blues: Or Why Boredom Drives Us Nuts
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How Does Sunshine Affect The Lottery?
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Adam Grant is a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Originals. Michael Kamber/Adam Grant hide caption

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Originals: How To Spot One, How To Be One
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Derek Amato is one of only a few dozen known "sudden savants." Derek Amato hide caption

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Stroke of Genius: How Derek Amato Became a Musical Savant
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Is There A Connection Between College Football Games And Risks For Rape?
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