Our way of life needs a skills upgrade, to reinstall certain old stoic ideas. Using your rights well needs "happiness bootcamp" skills.
There are three types of intelligence that are necessary for success in life, says the noted psychologist Robert Sternberg.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.
There's a link between American marijuana use and violent crime south of the U.S. and Mexico border... and even a link with avocados.
Are we falling for illusions of memory? How often we forget something is influenced not only by our inability to recall it, but also our overestimation of remembering it in the future. These illusions may be...
Over 1,100 teens in Australia exhibited low self-esteem and aggressive behavior linked to late-night phone and social media usage.
Staring into another person’s eyes for 4 minutes increases intimacy. Now we know which genes might play a role.
Education executive Jeff Livingston makes the case that our old higher-educational model is obsolete for our current reality.
Break-ups can be bad for your health. But new research shows that writing about your separation can improve cardiac health—as long as you write in a certain way.
In her new book, professor of psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett proposes a radical new theory of emotions.
Research on varied forms of intermittent fasting is proving to be of value.
The study had some interesting findings for the adult children of separated parents who were civil.
Six destructive myths about depression and why they’re not true.
The Body-Mass Index is a poor way to determine your health. Try this more important ratio instead.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Paul Theroux on tyrannical mothers, colonizing Mars, and an important difference between humans and cockroaches.
The growing field of emotional contagions is helping us understand how pets help relieve anxiety and anger in their owners.
New studies show that friendships more often lead to happiness in old age than family.
“The most important, obvious realities are often the ones that are the hardest to see.”
When you have a decision to make, a behavioral psychologist suggests you ask yourself what you’d advise a friend making this choice.
We may pay a price for abstract thinking.