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Our Conflicted Feelings For R2-D2

Lucas’ droids are halfway between human and inhuman, so we can both love and ignore them.

Why We Swim in Quarries

The powerful allure of the deep azure.

How to Survive Solitary Confinement

An ex-convict on how to set your mind free.

Men Are Better At Maps Until Women Take This Course

A bit of education can erase a definitive cognitive gap between men and women.

You Can “Catch” Stress Through a TV Screen

Couch potatoes beware—characters in distress are hazardous to your health.

Identity Is an Inside Joke

Why you laugh with your friends.

Why We’re Patriotic

Whether it’s our country or our football team, we need to belong.

What Happens When You Can’t Talk to Yourself?

How a missing inner monologue affects the sense of self.