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Video Game Violence: Why Do We Like It, And What's It Doing To Us?

As the gun-violence debate ratchets up to include mental health and violent pop culture, video games have become frequent targets of concern. But do violent games influence their players? Experts aren't clear, but violent games remain remarkably popular.
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"Love in the Time of Algorithims"

We explore the history of dating technology, how it works and its broader effect on our social dynamics.

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Dot Com v. MD: Health Advice & Resources Online

We look at how Americans are using online health resources and how they're changing the doctor-patient relationship.

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Pentagon Goes On The Offensive Against Cyberattacks

U.S. military commanders are emphasizing their readiness to defend the nation against cyberthreats from abroad. What they do not say is that they are equally prepared to launch their own cyberattacks against U.S. adversaries.
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To Foster Communication, Bay Area Boss Cut Off Email

Shayne Hughes, CEO of Learning as Leadershipo, thought his staff had become too dependent on email to communicate. So he launched an experiment: no internal email for one whole week.
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When Social Media And Romance Mix, It's Complicated

While social media and smartphones can make our lives more convenient, they can also make create problems for our personal relationships. Psychiatrist Edward Hallowell says he sees often couples whose problems stem from their attachment to technology. But others say technology has brought them closer together.

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