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From stress to lying to empathy, check out this week's posts and news stories.

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In the Journals

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People are remarkable at processing human faces. In a split second, one can recognize a person’s gender, race,...

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In the News

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A busy news week means relevant material ahead; read what you may have missed online.

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Science in Society

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When I was a kid I was always fascinated by genie-in-the-bottle scenarios, where people could choose three wishes....

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On the eve of Election Day, a look at how to be a better voter and the science...

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