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The Incredibly True Story of Fake Headlines

Are you still reading? Editors frequently use this space to include important contextual information about a news story.
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Has the Internet Weakened Our Political Institutions?

According to our columnist, the internet has destabilized many of the informal institutions that underpin our democracy.
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The Psychology Behind False Confessions

In criminal interrogation, interrogators often ask questions and interpret the responses in such a way as to confirm guilt.
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How to Build the Netflix of Love

There's no shortage of online dating sites and apps. But there’s one common problem with these services: they’re all looking at the wrong data. Dating apps should take a hint from Netflix's algorithm.
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Anxiety and Treatment

Anxiety is on the rise in the general populace, says Will Hutton in this weekend’s Guardian.
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Your Brain on Retirement

How you spend your retirement might be the key to preserving the mind.

Talk About Terrorism: Metaphors We Live and Die By

The four main metaphors of counter terrorism and their implications.

Are Bilingual People Smarter Than People Who Speak One Language?

Is the bilingual advantage real? Are bilingual people smarter than people who speak one language?