James Fowler

Sep. 14, 2012

Detecting the 'Artful Dodge'

How likely are voters to notice when a politician dodges a question? Not very, says one study.

election, polling, voting, psychology, social networking, social networks, facebook, persuasion, dodging the question, politics, debating, debates, election campaign

Sep. 25, 2009

Connected

How can your friends -- and your friends' friends -- affect you?

connected, social networks, behavior, social

Dec. 05, 2008

Smiling In Groups

Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.

happiness, social networks

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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