Any differences in personality are so small that they barely matter, new research says.
If prophylactic antibiotics get 30 percent less effective, there will be 120,000 more infections in the U.S. every year from procedures like C-sections and appendectomies.
Seeing things that aren’t there could come from relying too much on the mind and not enough on the senses, new research says.
“Wanting and not wanting the same thing at the same time is a baseline condition of human consciousness.”
A new study measures millions of emails to see how long it takes for people reply to each other, and how much they write.
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A Pew survey unpacked
While sex robots do reflect troubling gender dynamics, they hardly doom humanity to a future of exploitation and empty relationships.
When people are in need of medical care, recent research says they’re less likely to recognize physicians’ interiority.
J.K. Rowling’s investigation of her villain’s mind echoes the intrigue of a true-crime serial-killer profile.
The story of Daraprim’s huge price hike is part of a trend of exorbitant pharmaceutical pricing.
As a new season starts, the National Football League tries to move forward from an ugly history of brain injuries.
Donald Trump and Ben Carson’s remarks on vaccines during the Republican debates show how hard it is to fight ideology with facts.
An emerging theory takes principles from quantum physics and applies them to psychology.
People are not generally great at detecting deception, but new research shows that discussing with others makes a big difference.
Email gets a bad rap, but new research shows just how romantic it can be.
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What it means when people leave the word “so” dangling at the end of a sentence