The world's spiders consume somewhere between 400 million and 800 million tons of prey in any given year.
Monogamy is so much a part of the emotional makeup of Western culture that even people who study relationships fail to notice their biases towards it.
If you're a jerk when you gain power, you'll become more of one. If you're a mensch, you'll get nicer.
Waiting patiently in a line was meant to be a quintessentially British behavior, but the evidence suggests otherwise — and it can tell us a lot about the evolutionary mystery of altruism.
Our perception of what is "normal" can transform over time – and this can be a force of good and ill.
Despite the message that the happiest you is just 10 pounds away, new research suggests that improving the quality of your diet may be the recipe to protecting and even improving your mental health, not losing weight.
What makes otherwise mild-mannered shoppers shove each other in the quest for discount goods?
Waiting for autonomy to take over for good? It'll be awhile.
The facts on why facts alone can't fight false beliefs.
In schools, science, and business, we reward familiar ideas — not novel ones.
A new report out today from the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) highlights a crucial and troubling fact: internet providers are failing to expand decent internet to poor areas, where it doesn’t help their bottom line.
They found that altruists have unique brain anatomy.
Genetic mutation changes from adaptive to dangerous after reproductive age.
Four-day workweek trials have shown some promise, but there's evidence of hidden health dangers in compressing a week of work into four days.
As anti-Muslim rhetoric increases under Trump, more Americans are seeing Muslims as less than human.
"I hadn't become Euclid. But the practice knocked my numerical trepidations down a notch."
A new study finds that a group of Canadian travelers experienced severe complications more often than anticipated.
An alarming new study shows that indoor tanning costs the US $343 million a year in medical bills, highlighting the severity of this growing health issue.
The tempo and tone of music may actually be linked to how we recall memories — which might be something to keep in mind for your next playlist.
Declines in manufacturing employment are shaping the structure of the American family.
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