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Category: Social Sciences
Christian C Nyberg checks how the game of chess gives insight on the difference between your regular joe and an elite athlete, or well, any expert for that matter.
Mathematical models from physics can show us how a big language might eradicate a smaller one, Ida Emilie Steinmark finds.
Chaotic environments such as messy kitchens can cause stress, which can then lead us to over-snack on calorific treats – twice as many cookies according to this study!
Touching a robot’s bottom triggers an unconscious emotional reaction – suggesting we respond to humanoid robots as if they are people, not computers.
Artur Balabanov explores how much people are willing to let the majority make their decisions for them.
Holly Scott investigates how a Fear of Missing Out is leaving many social media users tired, anxious and depressed.
Feeling guilty about spending your precious time playing games online? Feel guilt no more. Find out why in this article.