Human Nature encompasses peoples' actions, perceptions, and thought processes. Topics include food cravings, mind-reading, and contagious yawning.
Freudenfreude Is the Joyous Opposite of Schadenfreude
Feeling Blue? This Kid-run Hotline Will Lift Your Spirits
Embracing Ennui: How Boredom Can Be Good for You
9 Hangover Cures From Around the World
Can you really feel the weather in your bones?
10 Myths About Body Fat
Not So Funny: The Mysterious 1962 Tanganyika Laughter Epidemic
Shinrin-yoku: The Soothing Practice of Forest Bathing
6 Ways Reading a Book Beats Reading Digitally, Hands Down
Why Is the Term 'Gaslighting' So Popular Now ─ and So Misused?
Feel Like a Fraud, Despite Your Success? You Might Have Impostor Syndrome
Study Highlights Unique Stereotypes About Biracial Americans
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Spankings are common and legal in many public schools — but experts say they don't work. So why are they still a form of discipline?
By Julia Layton
Throwing games to make kids happy may negatively affect their ability to make important decisions — even if it does boost their self-esteem.
According to doctors, injecting cooking oil into your muscles to make them appear larger does not work, could possibly kill you.
You may have thought shotgun marriages died out following the era of peace, free love and rock 'n' roll, but in some groups, they're actually rising.
A writer test-drives advice on running her life according to her biological body clock with some surprising results.
By Alia Hoyt
An update to a famous study shows that employers may not discriminate as much as before — with one important caveat.
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.
Most animals don't feel shame, but humans do. Why would we evolve something that causes us pain, stress and discomfort?
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.
By Dave Roos
Audio description is kind of like that friend who whispers key plot points to you during the movie when you miss them. It's pretty handy for blind film buffs.
By Julia Layton
It's no rinky-dink Mickey Mouse clock. The body clock is a strange and wonderful thing, calibrated to reflect a variety of biological rhythms that you may not have known are beating inside your body. And scientists are still not sure why it exists.
By Chris Opfer