The World Well-Being Project uses Facebook updates to correlate language with personality traits.
The legal, medical, and pharmaceutical industries have all struggled to locate the line between analgesia and drug abuse.
Can anything stay popular forever?
Empathy makes you better at cocktail parties—and at life.
An oasis in the dromedary-dairy desert?
New research looks at who, exactly, keeps posting those public declarations of love on your newsfeed.
Looking at lovely things—and people—can improve quality of life
For people living on the streets or in shelters, sleep deprivation can lead to a host of other problems.
The unexpected source of a craft-whiskey boom
A very short book excerpt
Wear glasses, use a middle initial, and other tips for appearing intelligent
The procedure is expensive and risky. Could it also jeopardize babies' long-term health?
New research suggests that it may be possible to identify who's more likely to have negative lasting effects from trauma—and to stop the symptoms before they start.
Several new studies show that praying might help alleviate worries—but only if the person has a secure relationship with God.
For some patients, the disease is defined by its unpredictability. In the middle of a race, one runner confronts what she doesn't know.
People in dense cities are thinner and have healthier hearts than people in sprawling subdivisions. New research says the secret is in the patterns of the streets.
A manmade virus that acts like “a remote control” for neurons helped psychologists research the connection.
A secondary infection in the U.S. is highly unlikely. But here's how the healthcare system would respond if there was one.
The number of emergency-room visits related to prescription sleep aids has doubled in recent years, according to a new study.