Rita Rubin

Several people holding their hands in the air
Researchers think that asking for help could signal vulnerability and increase trust. Additionally, most people love extending a hand to others.
Man and woman distracted by cell phones at a restaurant
When you hear that alert (or feel the vibration) on your phone, your brain goes off in a whole new direction — even if you don’t glance at your phone.
An overhead look of marijuana leaves
When researchers looked at the marijuana habits of a group of people ages 18 to 30, and then again 25 years later, one finding rose above the fog.
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