Psychology

Sorry, State Lines Don't Stop Coronavirus

Our research shows people perceive human-drawn borders as physical protection against peril. As states consider reopening, this false sense of security is particularly dangerous.

Sadists Feel Sad When They Are Sadistic

Psychologists studied over 2,000 people to understand sadistic aggression, which they believe plays a critical role in real-world violent acts such as school shootings and terrorism.

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