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Daniel Engber

Slate Magazine, senior editor

Daniel Engber appears in the following:

Stereothreat

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Today, we look back at a story we ran almost a decade ago, run into an unfolding upheaval in the field of social psychology, and wonder what might happen to one of our favorite ideas.
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Quicksaaaand!

Long was it that quicksand gripped our hearts and imagination with fear. But these days, quicksand can't even scare an 8-year-old--why?

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Quicksaaaand!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

For many of us, quicksand was once a real fear -- it held a vise-grip on our imaginations, from childish sandbox games to grown-up anxieties about venturing into unknown lands. But these days, quicksand can't even scare an 8-year-old. In this short, we try to find out why. 

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Games

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Winners, losers, underdogs -- what can games tell us about who we really are?

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