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If you have ever asked yourself ‘what is fear?’ then you have to be prepared to face your phobias and delve deep in to the science behind what makes us afraid.
When a brain tumour left Pat Long with persistent déjà vu, he began to question the very nature of reality. Here, he tells his story for the first time.
From the days of ancient technology to modern science - find out what happened on this day in the history of science.
A new book of illustrations celebrates the beauty and versatility of circles. Author and designer Manuel Lima explains why we’re so attracted to this most simple of shapes.
Thumb suckers beware, using a dummy may cause damage to your teeth.
Want to cook up a delicious meal? It's not just about the food. We chat to psychologist Prof Charles Spence about the new science of eating.
Somehow, we never seem to be able to unlearn the lyrics to the Go Compare advert…
Boys will be boys and girls will be girls, right? In her new book Testosterone Rex, psychologist Cordelia Fine argues that it’s time to scrap gender stereotypes for good.
Social media networks like Facebook seem to know so much about us in unnerving detail, but understanding why we press 'Like' is still beyond even the cleverest code.
Fortune tellers might soon be out of business, as it turns out that most people don’t want to know what their future holds in store
Leave me alone! Social situations can be more exhausting for introverts than extroverts.
The sleigh bells are ringing and the jingles are jangling over and over again in our heads – find out which song you voted as the ultimate Christmas earworm.
A new study analyses the chemistry of a Stradivarius, but there's little evidence these violins actually sound any better.
Dr Dance tells us why strutting your stuff and shaking your tail feather is not only a great way to party, but also has some groovy effects on your mind and body.
Shayla Love’s mother and grandparents lived through China’s Cultural Revolution – now she wants to know what biological traces of their trauma she carries within her today.
Online stereotypes exaggerated when trying to guess what kind of person is tweeting, study finds.
The pain and sorrow of bereavement is supposed to get easier to bear as time passes. But what if it doesn’t? Psychiatrists call it ‘complicated grief’ – and it can be treated. Andrea Volpe reports.
Papers all over your desk? Bedroom a shambles? In his new book Messy Tim Harford explains why you might just be doing it right.
fMRI wins out in the first comparison of the two technologies.
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