Human Nature encompasses peoples' actions, perceptions, and thought processes. Topics include food cravings, mind-reading, and contagious yawning.
You’d think that someone who curses up a storm might be dishonest and bad news all around. A new study finds that the opposite may be true.
We get better at recognizing certain odor groups as we get older, a new study shows.
The old folks are coming, and they want the red stuff in your veins. Is California company Ambrosia just high-tech vampirism?
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?
If you ran into a chainsaw-swinging psychopath, you’d probably remember. But what about everyday pscyhopaths?
Throwing games to make kids happy may negatively affect their ability to make important decisions — even if it does boost their self-esteem.
After you try this pungent party trick, you'll never doubt the power of garlic.
According to doctors, injecting cooking oil into your muscles to make them appear larger does not work, could possibly kill you.
John Turturro played one to perfection in "The Big Lebowski." The guys from Stuff to Blow Your Mind investigate how people become creepy.
One bad apple may indeed spoil the whole bunch, especially if it's a bunch of adolescent siblings and one of them is delinquent.
Breaking eye contact during conversation doesn't necessarily mean we're insecure — it means we're human.
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.
Being stuck in the middle seat on a long flight — or any flight — stinks. But does that entitle the middle-seater to the armrests? We asked an etiquette expert.
Stay honest! The more little white lies we tell, the more likely our brains feel O.K. about telling big, fat whoppers, a new study finds.
The results of a worldwide survey on empathy are in and it's full of surprises.
What is the connection between women's brains and their bowels?
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.
The reason why cringe when you hear your weird, terrible, monstrous voice? It all has to do with physics, biology and sonics.
Want to hide in plain sight? It may be easier than you think.
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.
Understanding prehistoric societies explains why most people are happiest in small groups — but some of us break from the norm with cities and solitude alike.
Just about every nation and culture has its own special alcoholic beverage — and its own hangover cure. Some may actually work while others may just make you sicker. Which one of these will you try?
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?