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Keep calm and carry on – but how? A psychologist offers...

Bethany Teachman, University of Virginia Well-meaning advice for people freaking out about current events often includes encouragement to be patient, stay calm and keep the...

‘Morality pills’ may be the US’s best shot at ending the...

Parker Crutchfield, Western Michigan University COVID-19 is a collective risk. It threatens everyone, and we all must cooperate to lower the chance that the coronavirus...

Do people become more selfless as they age?

Ulrich Mayr, University of Oregon Looking for something to binge-watch while you’re hunkering down at home? Consider checking out the popular TV show “The Good Place.”...

Social distancing works – just ask lobsters, ants and vampire bats

Dana Hawley, Virginia Tech and Julia Buck, University of North Carolina Wilmington Social distancing to combat COVID-19 is profoundly impacting society, leaving many people wondering...

Paying all blood donors might not be worth it

Gretchen Chapman, Carnegie Mellon University The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it. Gretchen Chapman is a decision scientist who explores what makes it...

Not everyone wants their donations touted on Facebook or plastered on...

Karen Winterich, Pennsylvania State University I recently made a donation on a friend’s GoFundMe page. I paused over the box to hide my name before...

Americans spend $70 billion on pets, and that money could do...

Sandra Woien, Arizona State University Sylar, the border collie, has his own mansion along with a trampoline and indoor pool. The dog’s adorable features, along...

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Facebook puts ethics of research by private companies in spotlight

By David Hunter, Flinders University International outrage at Facebook’s study on thousands of its users without their consent has raised questions about the ethics of...