I was recently challenged to write a science piece about “Air Bud”. A nearly impossible task, you may think. You’d be right, nearly impossible. But when watching it for the first time today, I discovered a message at this movies heart that’s far more interesting than “Can a Dog play Basketball?”
Those new-fangled contraptions these days — with their beeping and their "online" social interaction — are making us dishonest! Researchers from Cornell University have determined that they have led to a new kind of lie. Learn about the "butler lie," and why it fools everyone.
In news that comes as no surprise to this socially inept scientist, a new study in Psychological Science reveals that people don't actually know what they're going to say as they're saying it. In fact, we rely on auditory cues from our own voice as we are speaking to interpret our meanings.