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Swedish speakers tend to measure time by distance, while Spanish speakers tend to say measure it by volume. But how does this difference in expression affect how people perceive time?
We've all performed this social ritual thousands of times but, as it turns out, there's a right way and a wrong way to shake hands. A psychologist who has studied the art and psychology behind handshakes explains.
By John Donovan
The delusion, also called "walking corpse syndrome," causes people to feel like they don't exist, are putrefying or missing body parts.
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.
Preference for a very limited range of food can be common in children. But when does it become a diagnosable affliction for adults?
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.