Victims of childhood sexual abuse are far more likely to become obese adults. New research shows that early trauma is so damaging that it can disrupt a person’s entire psychology and metabolism.
A simple technique called “anxious reappraisal” might help people channel nervous jitters into improved performance.
Exploring the gender-based judgments of the perennial office cry
Looking down on people who cry at work is sexist. It’s time to bring back the noble art of public weeping.
How housing discrimination causes stress and shortens lifespans
What if physical activity doesn't help people lose weight? New research suggests working out might slow metabolism down.
Can parenting classes help end America’s disgraceful child-abuse epidemic?
Can you lose weight just by drinking more water?
The psychology behind the male sexual desire for lesbians
The Supreme Court arguments in a major abortion case hint at the future that awaits women in Texas and other states with abortion restrictions.
Was abortion a crime in previous centuries? The answer has shaped recent Supreme Court rulings—and might do so again.
And when they find out, they don’t like it.
Several recent studies show how the brain fails to learn from past experience, dooming us to relive our errors.
Melinda Gates explains the gender gap in unpaid labor and how it hurts the global economy.
Why people who have been thin their entire lives don’t do the one thing most associated with weight consciousness
What it’s like to adapt to texting and online dating after a life without electricity
Texas Right to Life, the state’s largest pro-life organization, published a blog post on its site last week on the…
A new report from the company finds that American daters are growing more traditional in some ways, and more open-minded in others.
A photo series reveals what expectant mothers in various countries bring with them to the hospital.
One reason why lawmakers are concerned about expensive prescription drugs—the kind that cost hundreds or even thousands per pill—is that…
A Congressional hearing with Martin Shkreli reveals the brokenness of the prescription-drug market.