What a quest for my namesakes taught me about the meaning of names in the internet age
It’s not that stressful to hide something from people, but it is stressful to think about it all the time.
The work-chat platform has effectively shut down a dating bot designed for the office.
What’s going on under the surface when people feel bored?
A chat bot that tells you if your co-workers have crushes on you, so you never have to stop working, or dating.
Friends of the deceased person start interacting more after a loss, and stay in touch for years afterward.
The NBC reality singing competition has been selling glittering visions of fame for 11 seasons, but has rarely delivered on them.
The facts on why facts alone can’t fight false beliefs
The divide sometimes has devastating consequences.
A new CDC report begins to quantify the devastating effects the virus has on children.
People may find a "golden opportunity" too good to pass up.
A new book argues for the value of owning up to your imperfections.
A conversation with Matt Novak, who’s been counting down to the inauguration on Twitter for a year and a half.
Accountability doesn’t always help people make better decisions. When it comes to elected officials, this gets extra challenging.
The move is merely the latest in Trump’s dance with the anti-vax community.
I don’t want no scrubs.
On blaming a year for the things that happen in it
Psychological research helps explain why conflicts are so intractable when morality is involved.
Chemical spraying is less sustainable than other mosquito-fighting methods, and may give people a false sense of security.
What a close study of "inner speech" reveals about why humans talk to themselves