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Psychopaths More Cautious Than Stockbrokers

Stock traders prove more reckless, ruthless in simulations, tests

(Newser) - Don’t call rogue traders like Kweku Adoboli a psycho—because that may not be fair to psychos. A new study from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland pitted a group of stockbrokers against a group of actual psychopaths in various computer simulations and intelligence tests, and found that... More »

Study Finds No Evidence of ESP

But you knew we were going to say that, right?

(Newser) - You might have had a feeling, but ESP is not real—at least according to two Harvard researchers who used brain-scanning technology to investigate the existence of extrasensory perception. The brain registers familiar images differently than new ones, but researchers found no difference in activity when subjects processed images "... More »

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