Science Solitaire is a weekly passionate hunt to understand this expanding, accelerating universe of beings and things by looking at what science has come upon, so far. Written by science writer and author Maria Isabel Garcia.
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Why you talk to yourself and why you answer back

Do we perform better when we hear ourselves verbalize an instruction meant for ourselves in the first place?

Do we perform better when we hear ourselves verbalize an instruction meant for ourselves ...

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Why you talk to yourself and why you answer back

How far have we taken our reliance on our impressions of faces?

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The tyranny of facial impressions

How does our capacity for memory-making look like now that we have Google?

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What does Google, the Internet Deity, do to our brains?

What is the place of money in terms of getting us to feel we have gained or saved time?

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Buying your time

What do the brains of faithful lovers look like?

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When the brain signals 'love'

What's the whole point in moving on past one’s so-called "prime"?

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Aging? Bring it on!

Compared to other creatures, our childhood is prolonged and our teenage behavior seems to ...

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Humans are the slowest to mature

Why does plastic take so long to decompose when it is also made from fossil fuels which ...

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The immortal plastic

So far we humans have done such a sweeping job of causing other species to vanish

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Extinction by people, for people and eventually, of people

What if cities were mapped according to how you felt as you navigated it?

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'Googlefeel' maps