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Hugs Help Protect Against Stress and Infection
Led by Sheldon Cohen, researchers found that a hug-a-day could keep the doctor away. Their results showed greater social support and more frequent hugs protected people from the increased susceptibility to infection associated with being stressed and resulted in less severe illness symptoms.


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Associate Professor David Creswell wins the Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology



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Slow readers learn to savor every word
Emily Lindsay, a psychology Ph.D. candidate, explains how slow reading could have effects similar to mindfulness meditation.


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Brain Representations of Social Thoughts Accurately Predict Autism Diagnosis
Led by Psychology Professor Marcel Just, CMU researchers have created brain-reading techniques that use neural representations of social thoughts to predict autism diagnoses with 97 percent accuracy, establishing the first biologically based diagnostic tool that measures a person's thoughts to detect the disorder.


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CMU Working To Decode Brains & Read Your Thoughts
It seems like science fiction, or something out of the movies. Being able to read someone's mind is happening for real, right here in Pittsburgh. At Carnegie Mellon University, they are decoding brains and reading thoughts.


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