manipulation

deepfakes

DHS Can Neither Confirm Nor Deny It Has Records on Deepfakes

As DARPA researchers work on identifying manipulated videos, and lawmakers call for an intelligence community report, the DHS is staying tight-lipped on deepfakes.
Joseph Cox
9.18.18
relationships

You Probably Look More Attractive in a Group Than on Your Own

It's been called the "cheerleader effect."
Evita March
7.23.18
WHO'S THAT

Facebook Is Testing a Feature to Tell You If That DM Came from Russia

Facebook has faced a wave of misinformation and scam campaigns. Users may soon have more information about that unsolicited direct message, judging by a new feature Facebook is currently trying out.
Joseph Cox
7.10.18
body

Your Voice Actually Changes When You Talk to Someone Intimidating

Using a higher-pitched voice could signal that you're not a threat.
Viktoria Mileva
6.15.18
anxiety

How to Talk to Someone You Can't Stand

If more people learned the art, we'd have a lot less sound and fury in this country.
Jay Heinrichs
11.8.17
New music

Break Free from Toxic Relationships with Twist's "Freak" Video

"I think this drives home the idea of feeling manipulated and figuring out how to leave a situation— regaining your control."
Sarah MacDonald
10.3.17
Photography

Surreal Photo Manipulations Combine Urban and Wild Landscapes

KangHee Kim juxtaposes vibrant nature scenes with gritty cityscapes in her alluring photo collages.
Diana Shi
7.25.17
aww

Dogs Really Are Your Best Wingmen, Study Finds

Just being pictured with man's best friend could make you seem like a better partner.
Ed Cara
6.20.17
Power Play

How to Manipulate a Power Tripper

Start with his deepest need.
Jay Heinrichs
6.1.17
You're Smarter Than That

There's a Formula for Detecting Bullshit

And it's worked for more than 3,000 years.
Jay Heinrichs
5.23.17
fun with science

How to Get Someone to Let Their Guard Down

There's a fine line between intimacy and manipulation.
Caroline Beaton
4.6.17
Meducation

How Big Pharma Makes You Think You Have Sex Problems

"It's not just about branding the drug. It's branding the condition."
Ross Benes
3.30.17
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