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Rhesus Monkeys See Faces in Objects, Just Like We Do
Yes, that coffee does look a bit like a face.
August 28, 2017
Quit Worrying, Fidget Toys Have Been Around Forever
A spin through anxiety gadgets, from worry beads to Baoding balls.
June 05, 2017
A Psychic Healer Tried to Hypnotize Soviets to Distract From the Fall of Communism
Pay no attention to the man behind the Iron Curtain.
May 23, 2017
Buenos Aires, Argentina
A pocket of Buenos Aires with an unusually high concentration of psychotherapists.
Added by AaronNetsky
The Victorian Belief That a Train Ride Could Cause Instant Insanity
"Railway madmen" were thought to be activated by the sounds and motion of train travel.
May 12, 2017
Central State Hospital
One of the largest-ever mental hospitals now sits abandoned, surrounded by 25,000 unmarked graves.
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Freud Museum London
The pioneer of psychoanalysis spent the final year of his life here, still seeing patients on that famous couch.
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This abandoned hospital was home to a 1930s eugenics experiment which forced the sterilization of patients.
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The Experimental Zoo Where Parrots Rollerskated and Chickens Played Baseball
It was run by a pair of psychologists under the principles of operant conditioning.
February 28, 2017
Why Men Get More Lint in Their Belly Buttons Than Women
Also: a very brief history of navel-gazing.
February 06, 2017
Bibliomania, the Dark Desire For Books That Infected Europe in the 1800s
Book lovers and collectors feared becoming a victim of the pseudo-illness.
December 02, 2016
Watch a Demonstration of Proper Opossum Massage Techniques
You've probably been doing it wrong.
November 30, 2016
Watch These Awkward Elevator Rides From an Old Episode of Candid Camera
The American prank television show put a psychology conformity theory to the test.
September 30, 2016
How Our Make-Believe Relationships With Celebrities Shape Our Social Lives
It’s in our nature to want to form relationships with others—even if they don’t know who we are.
September 23, 2016
Ovid, New York
Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane
An abandoned asylum where patients have been forgotten but their possessions remain.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
How To Tell If a Lion Is Happy
By combining experiments and observations with rigorous empathy, animal well-being experts can go Doctor Doolittle.
June 15, 2016
How Counting Horses and Reading Dogs Convinced Us Animals Could Think
Before the fin de siècle fad for 'wonder animals,' most people assumed creatures were mindless.
May 12, 2016
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