This is the latest study to confirm that the brain does not fully mature until at least the third decade of life.
Being a jerk gets you rich, promoted, and laid (if you're a man). But there is a downside.
Pick up the paintbrush and get to work.
About 2.5% of women and 2.2% of men in the U.S. meet the criteria for body dysmorphic disorder.
Mass sociogenic illnesses can afflict thousands of people.
In all mammals, there are two brain pathways for processing information from the eyes: an evolutionarily ancient one and a more modern one.
Your five-year-old can probably spot a cop-out.
There's such thing as a healthy sense of pride in oneself and one’s accomplishments.
Depression might be similar to dreaming.
Within the "Dark Triad" of personality traits, narcissism exists on a confidence spectrum.
Ev Fedorenko’s Interesting Brains Project highlights the human brain’s remarkable capacity to adapt, reorganize in the face of early damage.
Extreme home environments — either very supportive or harshly negligent — tend to produce more sensitive kids.
New research shows psychedelics activate receptors inside brain cells that other compounds, like serotonin, cannot.
Studies suggest that meditation can quiet the restless brain.
“We are biologically programmed to have empathy. It’s something we can’t suppress.”
Only humans can voluntarily conjure new objects and events in our minds.
A healthy endocannabinoid system is critical to the human body’s immune functions.
Studies show talk therapy works, but experts disagree about how it does so. Finding the answer could help professionals and patients.
While ticker tape synesthesia was first identified in the 1880s, new research looks at this unique phenomenon — and what it means for language comprehension.
There's a link between dark personality traits and breaches of battlefield ethics.
It may be an advantage in some contexts.
Research shows how "dark" Brett Martinpersonality traits affect Bitcoin enthusiasm.
Anyone can have a bad day at work, but not everyone scores this high on narcissism, psychopathy and Machiavellianism.
If a court needs to know if two trademarks look too similar to each other, perhaps the jury should be given a brain scan.
Human thinking is antiquated.
Godfrey Hounsfield’s early life did not suggest that he would accomplish much at all.
When migraine and tension-headache patients overuse their medications, they can actually trigger more headaches.
Your brain may notice fearful faces, even if you don't consciously realize it.
Instead of walking a mile in someone’s shoes, try reading a chapter in their book.