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 female reader in Washington responds to my article on The Plight of the Funny Female. I…
What facial hair says about personality and perception
My bag, checked. My privilege, not so much.
Staff picks of our favorite science, technology, and health stories from 2015
Activists say an abortion bill will make life even more difficult for Brazil’s women. But feminists are fighting back.
For the first time, more high-school seniors smoke marijuana daily than cigarettes.
The country aggressively promotes nursing—in public and at home.
People are not more likely to kill themselves in the winter. The media’s insistence to the contrary is confusing and dangerous.
Could you raise four children in a homeless shelter without spanking?
Attacks on clinics are horrific—and utterly pointless. They don’t deter women from procuring abortions.
Is Blinkist, a nonfiction-book summary app, the best way to cram information into my brain?
If you have a laptop and an Internet connection, there is no reason to get on a plane this week.
It’s hard to tell which drugs are dangerous and which are revolutionary.
Why people tend to appreciate men’s humor so much more than women’s
Researchers fear DIY pregnancy terminations will become more widespread if clinics continue shutting down.
She’s waiting for the one, and the one will be a woman.
The FDA just announced that Americans should limit their added sugar intake to 12 teaspoons per day. That’s less than it probably seems. Here’s where all that sugar is hiding.
A new study finds that men who have more stereotypically masculine beliefs are more likely to think energy drinks give them special abilities.
How to harness the psychology of meaning in order to stay on track at work—or in Legos
More money will motivate you to do a good job, right? Actually, not quite.