A new study of hundreds of thousands of women finds no difference in mortality between the happy and the unhappy.
The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera
Speed can be socially dazzling.
Yet another product that has become gendered for no reason
Medically necessary treatments like gender-reassignment surgery and hormone-replacement therapy are also an investment in reducing patients’ future health expenses.
People’s canine companions make for good icebreakers, and can overcome the barriers humans put between themselves and strangers.
The research behind “nonsense” words and what makes them so funny
New research hypothesizes that men eat more in front of women to “show off.”
Extroverts tend to be better at talking about their feelings, but practice and attention can help those without a natural gift for it.
A new study illuminates the problems antibiotic overuse could cause for individual patients.
In tracing the history and culture of corpses, a new book shows the importance of remembrance to our species.
Carrying weight around the midsection puts people at greater risk of dying than obesity does, a new study says.
I published a story today about two avid cave explorers who emerged from months-long stays underground in 1965, 50…
Two spelunkers lost track of entire weeks as part of an experiment on the effects of isolation.
Cognitive behavioral therapy gives longer-term benefits and is less of a time burden than sitting under a light for 30 minutes a day.
I get it now.
New research on how emphasizing the risk of a disease can make people more likely to misunderstand it
The two aren’t so far apart, says a new book. And many old magical beliefs held a kernel of truth.
New research studies how head movements convey emotion.