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The joy of giving
Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.
Marguerite du Plessis
Dec 17th, 2017
Getting over past fears and sparking transformation
We were all surprised when she cowered behind me trembling, frozen in fear at the sight of the two girls. I gently encouraged her, while the girls stood quietly by…
Sep 21st, 2015
Memory engineering pioneer Elizabeth Loftus charts course for Inception-style mind control
The mind control techniques of Inception or Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind are closer than we think, says a California psychologist speaking at SFU. Can they be harnessed for good?
David P. Ball
May 15th, 2012
Does circumstance and exposure change sexual attraction?
Sep 19th, 2011