A new study finds why shame is important for human societies.
A new study compared cognitive boosts from running versus relaxing.
Researchers discover how the brain triggers our attraction to the opposite sex and sexual behavior.
Before you reach for another glass of warm milk, read this.
Have you ever been curious about how curiosity works?
Studies have also shown that two weeks of sleep deprivation increases the consumption of excess calories, particularly from energy-dense, high-carbohydrate snacks.
Now, you can add chanting to your brain training regimen.
It's more than just weight gain—it's chronic inflammation and weak immunity.
An international team of researchers claims to have found a major cause of dementia - an incurable brain disease.
An American research team wanted to know which combination of diet and exercise has the most beneficial results on metabolic syndrome in 10 weeks.
Could vegetarianism actually lead to a lower quality of life?
One type of dog in particular is linked with the lowest rates of cardiovascular disease in their human pals.
Recent research shows that suicidal behavior is a social contagion that spreads through families and classrooms. The good news? So does suicide prevention.
Scientists didn’t know why the sleep deprived experienced cognitive lapses, until now.
A supervised learning algorithm can predict clinical depression much earlier and more accurately than trained health professionals.
A study reveals the unexpected financial benefits of joining a fraternity.
Though the sample size was small, the results are compelling.
This conceptual framework is the most advanced representation of human emotions to date.
Many people feel a profound connection to water, whether it's oceans, rivers, or lakes. Now, science might have found an explanation.
Everyone encounters stereotypes. But what you do afterward says something about you
Among other things, researchers found that there are two subgroups of the Alt-Right, but that the more economically motivated members may buy into White Supremacy over time.
A new study finds that cognitive functioning of women is affected by gender-role attitudes within their country.
A paper argues that the younger generation is no better at technology and multitasking than older people.
A new study finds that talking to yourself in the third person may help deal with stress.
New research by Professor Dan Graur shows that only a quarter of the human genome is functional.
Scientists solve the mystery of why 2000-year-old Roman concrete still stands strong.
A new study looks at how to make a successful smile.
A pioneering study provides a detailed look at how the U.S. economy will suffer from climate change.
Racism is the acting out of biases learned as early as preschool, research shows. If racism starts at three years old, so should science-backed strategies to reduce it.
"We don't notice one another nearly as much as we think we do," says Alan Alda. Here's how the actor inspired a scientific study on empathy.