So far, 549 separate paraphilias have been officially identified.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Ayelet Waldman on parenting, identity, and how LSD microdosing changed her life for the better.
Some people are just as afraid of eternal life as non-existence.
They have the same feelings as normal people. It’s how they make decisions that’s different.
Is there such a thing as boredom, or is it an all-encompassing term for a variety of root causes like apathy, frustration, or depression?
Maslow never got around to publishing the final tier of his pyramid: self-transcendence.
Researchers study the "paradox of happiness" to find out how get into "flow activities" that would make us happiest.
The “Philosopher-King” of comedy is Louis C.K. You may know his work, but you might not realize there is some serious philosophy behind some of the best jokes.
Are virtual assistants teaching children to be nasty?
There’s still a controversy among scientists as to why humans seem to follow a certain pattern.
Physician Danielle Ofri argues that honest conversation is the most powerful mechanism for healing.
Happiness is the key to a good life, isn't it? But one philosopher thinks you want something less pleasant, and that happiness is nothing but a nice side effect.
According to Tali Sharot, our innate optimism bias is necessary, but needs to be taken in doses.
Scientific American video explains the evolutionary value of human emotions.
Understanding the biology of aging can help us develop strategies to slow or even overcome it.
Diabetes, certain forms of cancer, and other conditions may also be inhibited.
A study analyzes the relationship between how fast people speak and how much information they actually relate.
Proportional theory, telescopy, time pressure, and the reminiscence bump may each play a role.
Dying is expensive, but it shouldn't be so.
Neuroscientist David Linden says the human need for love is actually the indirect result of our inefficient neurons.