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Last fall, over a cup of coffee, a close friend shared with me the news of his recent engagement. Amid the congratulations and excitement, I began to hone in on the perfect wedding gift: a...

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Catch up on this week's posts on hate, personality, and why cookie monster is the best muppet....

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“Hate” – the term is becoming an all too familiar. “Hate group” members and sympathizers use “hate speech”...

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Catch up on what you might have missed in this two-week roundup on thankfulness, political leanings, stereotypes, replication,...

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Some individuals believe that people in disadvantaged positions are personally to blame for their situation. For example, poverty...

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