Modern psychology shows that we all have a little bit of Narcissus in us. Most of us like people who remind us of ourselves — whether that is someone else with the same name or the same birthday. Renee Klahr hide caption

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Advice For Your Dinner Party Stories: Keep It Familiar

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Psychologist Phil Tetlock thinks the parable of the fox and the hedgehog represents two different cognitive styles. "The hedgehogs are more the big idea people, more decisive," while the foxes are more accepting of nuance, more open to using different approaches with different problems. Renee Klahr hide caption

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How Illegal Gold Mining Relates To The Spread Of Malaria

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Why Social Media Isn't Always Very Social

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Taken in aggregate, the billions of online searches we make every day say a lot about our most private thoughts and biases. Lee Woodgate/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Instead Of Showing Off Wealth, Some Show Off Busy Schedules

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Researchers Examine The Psychology Of Protest Movements

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Social Science Research Explores Psychological Effects Of Rituals

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The Truth Is, Lying Might Not Be So Bad

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How The 'Scarcity Mindset' Can Make Problems Worse

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Why Piling On Facts May Not Help In The Battle Against Fake News

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