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  1. science of us
    I Know You Know That Happiness Is FleetingBut it’s so easy to forget.
  2. The Science of Having Wildly High Standards for Your RelationshipA four-year study on newlyweds.
  3. The Placebo Effect Is Getting Stronger — But Only in the U.S.It may have at least something to do with all the pharmaceutical ads on TV. 
  4. expectations
    Let Down by the Blizzard That Wasn’tThe strange psychology of why high expectations hurt. 
  5. expectations
    The Scientific Case for Low Expectations on New Year’s EveJohn Oliver, as usual, is pretty much right. 
  6. misheard lyrics
    Why You Keep Mishearing That Taylor Swift LyricExpectations are powerful.