Why are so many people drawn to conspiracy theories in times of crisis?
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Exploring the extraordinary powers of our senses.
Ainsley Hawthorn Ph.D.
Not only do writers hear, see, and interact with their characters, but they report that characters sometimes act on their own accord.
People who watch horror movies are showing fewer symptoms of psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scans show that the toes of "extreme foot users" are mapped individually in the brain, like fingers.
The discovery could help us understand how the virus enters and spreads in the body.
The belief that Black people have superhuman abilities contributes to anti-Black police violence and puts Black people at greater risk from COVID-19.
In the absence of human contact, people are turning to another type of touch to ease their stress during the pandemic.
Ear, nose, and throat specialists are urging people with sudden onset of these symptoms to self-isolate to reduce the spread of the virus.
French health officials are warning coronavirus patients not to take ibuprofen or other NSAIDs.
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Many deaf people already enjoy music. A new technology may allow them to be fully immersed in it.
Ainsley Hawthorn, Ph.D., is a sensory studies expert in Newfoundland, Canada.