Human Behavior covers a variety of mysterious, engaging topics. Learn about how why humans behave the way they do and more.
Living in racially hostile societies has been connected to the circulatory and cardiac health of both blacks and white.
Nice girls always smile, according to Western gender norms, but embracing 'Resting Bitch Face' could be good for gender equality.
Yep, that backup plan may be getting in the way of you achieving your dream.
Urine for a shock when you learn how much pee is in the average public pool. Even Olympic swimmers admit to peeing in the pool -- just like you and me.
We blink our eyes so often, yet we usually don’t perceive that the world has gone dark, if only for a microsecond. Why is that?
For difficult questions (Brexit, anyone?), large numbers don’t make for better decisions, says researcher. But why?
It's time to cram. Where are you going to study, and what color are those study rooms painted?
A writer test-drives advice on running her life according to her biological body clock with some surprising results.
The key to a losing weight, winning an argument or anything else depends on knowing if you're a bear, lion, dolphin or wolf, says author of upcoming book.
Who hasn't wanted to get away from it all? For British designer Thomas Thwaites, that break entailed turning himself into a goat.
A study looked at women's shoe-buying habits to chart heel height, aspiration and conformity. What heel height rules in your state?
An update to a famous study shows that employers may not discriminate as much as before — with one important caveat.
Good news from the land of the powerful: Researchers have found that power doesn't always corrupt, especially if you set expectations about behavior beforehand.
The sport of lawnmower racing is real, and the season has just begun in the U.S. and the U.K. Ready to give it a go?
Whither the Good Samaritan? A new study finds the chance of receiving a stranger's aid in a public medical emergency is close to zero — and worse if you're black or poor.
Researchers found that many white adoptive parents thought African-American children were "too different" for them though they'd consider children of other races.
We sat down with magician Brian Brushwood to learn how con artists and hackers can fool their targets with something as simple as a conversation.
Or hey, maybe you'd love to see your favorite football team win the Super Bowl for 13 consecutive years? Yep, those are the crazy odds we're talking about.
Yep, there's a whole world of collectors who are eager for unusual (and unused) air sickness bags.
And not just any artist, but post-impressionist superstar Vincent Van Gogh. All for just $10.
With 20 percent of U.S. women born after 1970 not having children, the question of who will provide elder care is becoming more urgent.
Reaching for another cookie? What goes into the cabinets has more of an impact on what goes into your mouth than you might suspect.
The Martian day lasts longer than ours, which means that people whose circadian rhythms are out of sync with our planet may do better colonizing our red neighbor.
Even so, those numbers aren't quite as high as you might think.
And you probably don't even realize you're doing it.