Should police officers be able to get away with having sex with detainees?
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.
A new study indicates that the brain can detect and help avoid diseases in others through the senses of sight and smell alone.
New studies show that friendships more often lead to happiness in old age than family.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Ariel Levy on the silence around the animal facts of women's physical lives, her comically awkward experience with the shamanic hallucinogen Ayahuasca, and much more. ...
Even though there is no ramification for being rude or cold to AI, we may have a tendency to display gratitude. Why? An interview with the founder of x.ai, Dennis Mortensen.
Our implicit biases are rooted in biology, but they can be easily manipulated. That's both really good and really bad.
Ideology doesn’t bend to reason, says Professor Barbara Oakley. Here's why we can't really change what other people believe, and why that brand of "helping" others can backfire.
Unlike social media, email is especially seductive as its content is specific to you. Author Cal Newport offers tips for breaking free from this constant distraction.
There's a hidden hypocrisy within bathroom laws based on biological sex.
Alain De Botton talks about the danger of succumbing to “status anxiety” that leaves you caring too much how others judge your value.
Dr. Gottman, a psychologist who studies relationships, has found there's a "magic ratio" for how much successful couples argue.
Research on five million runners shows that working out with a friend pushes you harder and longer.
A groundbreaking study from a Harvard University team suggests that monogamy may be genetically programmed within some mammals.
There is an old adage, “take stock of the company you keep”. As it turns out, we are more tolerant of people who have similar negative personality traits as us.
While relationships can damage us, they can also be a source for healing.
Is Disney creating a G-Rated Westworld? Disney Enterprises recently filed a patent for a "soft body robot for physical interaction with humans." The result may be similar to Baymax, the inflatable...
Recent research suggests what we thought we knew about social trust judgements may be all wrong.
In her new book, Eden Collinsworth investigates morals in a growingly diverse world.
A team of researchers analyzed 1,280 suicide notes written between 2000 and 2009 to seek a new prevention strategy.
Why is it so hard to agree with some people? They are literally wired to value different things than you.