Sometimes Hollywood really does get the science right. And when it does, you probably have real-life scientists like Caltech’s Sean Carroll or tech-savvy filmmakers like James Cameron to thank.
Almost 1 million criminal cases may be compromised each year in the United States because suspects don't understand their constitutional rights, according to research presented at the 119th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
Young women given the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) paroxetine, also known as the antidepressant drug Paxil, are less likely to cry when watching an emotional movie, according to preliminary research published in Psychopharmacology.
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