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Repent for Your Sins—or Turn Them into Something Good

Repent for Your Sins—or Turn Them into Something Good

The November/December Scientific American Mind is a tribute to the seven deadly sins. Not that gluttony, envy, greed, sloth, wrath, lust and pride are necessarily laudable traits, but we can learn a lot from them.

October 24, 2013 — Ingrid Wickelgren
Firstborn Girls Most Likely to Succeed

Firstborn Girls Most Likely to Succeed

Bossy, know-it-all older sisters everywhere now have something else to lord over their younger siblings: Researchers have found that firstborn girls are the most ambitious and successful children in their families.

May 1, 2014 — Roni Jacobson

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