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.
“We need to catch up soon!”
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.
And how to change their minds
I spend a lot of time scrolling through RSS feeds of press releases looking for story ideas. Just a real…
Stop. Are you hungry? Then eat something before reading this.
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.