Human Nature encompasses peoples' actions, perceptions, and thought processes. Topics include food cravings, mind-reading, and contagious yawning.
Topics to Explore:
One expert calls anger a source of creative juice. Here's why.
Americans are struggling to maintain their core values in the face of heightened political polarization.
Green spaces aren't just a city-planning gimmick. Living near birds and shrubs really does have measurable benefits, new research shows.
New research debunks the myth that only the pretty people get the best salaries.
Would it surprise you to learn that people who used emojis were considered more agreeable than those who didn't?
By Alia Hoyt
The old folks are coming, and they want the red stuff in your veins. Is California company Ambrosia just high-tech vampirism?
By Chris Opfer
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.
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.
Living in racially hostile societies has been connected to the circulatory and cardiac health of both blacks and white.
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.
For difficult questions (Brexit, anyone?), large numbers don’t make for better decisions, says this researcher. But why?
By Dave Roos