Scientists reveal the psychological truth.
Author: Tara DiMaio
Keep your fish fresh, thanks to chameleons
Researchers invented a material that changes color to measure how fresh seafood is, inspired by (you guessed it) chameleons.
Sleep can boost good snack habits
If you needed another reason to prioritize sleep…
Drivers with road rage, beware
High-risk drivers can now be rapidly identified while they’re still endangering the rest of us on the road.
Why do people think bisexual men are actually gay?
Bisexual men are perceived to be more attracted to men than to women, an opinion that remains consistent whether the person judging sexuality is heterosexual, lesbian or gay.
What is ‘meat disgust?’
A feeling of disgust about meat can be a powerful predictor of how much meat a person eats and may offer a way to reduce meat consumption on a global scale.
This AI model types on smartphones like a human
A new artificial intelligence model realistically predicts how humans type on touchscreens — even making typos and correcting them.
How your breakfast affects your behavior
Changing the amounts of carbohydrates, proteins and fats in breakfast impacts serotonin levels in the brain and the riskiness of people’s behavior.
Octopus-inspired robot picks up space trash
Researchers have invented a new soft robotic device with eight tentacle arms that allows astronauts to grasp and service objects in space.
Why do some TED Talks go viral?
New research on thousands of TED Talks shows that people who speak with more “I” statements, positive emotion words like “love” and social words like “mate” get higher view counts.