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Meet Science Mom, Alison Bernstein

1 Mar 2018

Rewind to July 2013: Picture your typical elementary school cafeteria with rows of uncomfortable plastic chairs filled with nervous parents of soon-to-be kindergartners....

The Number Four Kills Again… Or Does It?

4 Jan 2018

Do superstitions kill? You may have heard the one about Chinese people dying in larger numbers on the fourth of every month because, in both Cantonese and Mandarin (and also in Japanese), the words...

Gelotophobia: The Fear of Being Laughed At

20 Mar 2017

Gelotophobia can best be defined as the “potentially debilitating fear of being laughed at.” A person suffering from gelotophobia may hear a stranger’s laugh and believe it is aimed at him or her....

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