As technology ratchets up the stress, low-wage jobs have become some of the hardest in America.
The search for capital-T Truth is a futile but alluring one.
The psychological reason we fall for lightning deals.
The antidote to endless, thoughtless consumption lies not in purging ourselves of the stuff we own, but rather, redefining our relationship with stuff altogether.
What can we conclude from the way people play the median money game?
Allow us to review the literature on lottery winnings to show that it's not all doom and gloom and vampires. In fact, if you win the right amount, you'll even enjoy the upgrade.
It seems that everyone sees either blood or genitals or both.
We tend to think of our looks as separate from who we are. But it turns out that physical traits like height or attractiveness may shape our personalities, behaviors, even politics.
“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
Introverted, extroverted, thinking or feeling? There's really only one trait the personality-test industry is ever assigning to you: Gullible AF.
In times of medical crisis, the ways that doctors and nurses communicate with frightened parents can have lifelong effects on infants.
New experimental results simultaneously advance and challenge the theory that the brain's network of neurons balances on the knife-edge between two phases.
Writer Helen Russell explains the building blocks of happiness in a TED talk.
For the past two decades, a suicide epidemic fueled by guns, poverty and isolation has swept across the West, with middle-aged men dying in record numbers.
I used to be embarrassed by my lack of drive, until I realized that the strange moral value we place on overwork is sapping our lives of joy.
Neurofeedback can put thoughts in your head and help you conquer phobias — even when you're unaware of what it's doing
Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts — and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change.
The problem goes beyond emotionally stunted men and the burden they place on women. To understand the cause of male loneliness, just look at the friendships of boys.
People are finding relief in a personality trait that explains their extreme sensitivity.
In January 2015, I spent the longest, queasiest week of my life on a cruise ship filled with conspiracy theorists.
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