The Five Senses and Memory: Call for Submissions Due 7/31

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Our senses are tightly linked to memory in both fleeting and powerful ways.

Dear John: Haunted By A Hook-Up

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Dear John addresses a bisexual hook-up from the past, a jealous coworker, and an anonymous note about body odor.

Why I Hate Porn: One Man’s View

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Why does everybody in porn movies have that eyes-closed, SHOW ME YOUR WAR FACE expression? What? Is porn boot camp held on Paris Island?

Technology: Smell Something Cooking on the TV?

Advertisers will have a field day if the Smell-O-Vision device created by scientists at the University of California, San Diego takes off.

Study of the Day: A Plea to Men Who Stop Showering

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A 2009 poll from a tissue manufacturer revealed that 41 percent of British men and 33 percent of women don’t shower every day. A further 12 percent only shower once or twice a week. Other research found that more than half of British teenagers don’t shower every day.