Psychology

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Eliminating Excessive Force

U of T Mississauga professor Judith Andersen’s training techniques improve police performance in tense situations. The challenge: getting police to use them

Kate Scowan sits at her kitchen table

Help Through the Darkness

The wait-lists for publicly funded therapy are long. Kate Scowen devised a way for people to receive low-cost counselling sooner

Marc Lewis

Life Recovered

A neuroscientist recounts his personal experience with drug addiction

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The Age of a Face

The culture and language you are raised with can affect your ability to judge the age of people's faces

In the Mood for Love

Women more likely than men to experience physical arousal without thinking that they're aroused, study finds

Illustration by James Joyce

Why Smart People Do Stupid Things

Intelligence by itself doesn’t make you rational. Thinking rationally demands mental skills that some of us don’t have and many of us don’t use