People with normal brains feel the hours pass more slowly than they really do, but new research illuminates the ways this can be manipulated.
Though writing down daily events may seem mundane, participants in a recent study were happy to have records of them in the future.
How the color of passion, romance, and anger can influence behavior
Why, throughout human history, have people been so drawn to fiction?
Sleep deprivation can take a heavy mental toll.
The cognitive benefits of multilingualism
Social media filters relationships whether we like it or not, and many young people no longer draw a distinction between real and digital interactions.
Dim lighting and ambient noise may lead to more out-of-the-box ideas.
Looking at lovely things—and people—can improve quality of life
Toiling away for more hours diminishes productivity. Why do so many do it anyway?
From dating to job prospects, a name has remarkable power over the path of its owner's life.
Family dinners build relationships, and help kids do better in school.
Prevailing theories on creativity focus on methodology, or amount of practice. But new studies suggest artistic talent may be more hard-wired than we thought.
Recent studies show that musical ability might be a sexually selected trait.
Though the emerging possibility of deleting traumatic memories could provide some people relief, the question remains whether it would fundamentally change who they are.