Why We Like (Or Don't Like) Comfort Foods

We all know that stress can affect your diet. But a new study finds that there's much more to the story.

The Mysterious Power of the Weather

The change in season exerts a strong influence on our behavior — without our even knowing it.

How to Use All 5 Senses to Beat Stress

With the hassles of everyday life, it's easy for a bad day to take a downward spiral. Studies show that you can feel better by engaging the five senses. Here are five research-backed ways to de-stress and connect more deeply to your senses.

Do Opposites Really Attract? It's Complicated.

Opposites attract, and likes repel. When it comes to magnetism, this principle is axiomatic. But does it also hold true for romantic relationships? New research suggests that when it comes to matters of the heart, well, it's complicated.

The Mysterious Power of Red

Red is the color of romance, sexuality, and aggression. It might also be causing you to respond in ways you don't even realize.

Are Alpha Males a Myth or a Reality?

Is there such a thing as a human alpha male?

4 Ways That Modern Love Really Is Blind

When it comes to romance, why is hard to see straight?

Have We Become Less Capable of Forming Relationships?

Two recent studies point to a difficult predicament in modern American life: we need relationships to be happy, but we see others in a less positive light than we used to.

5 Surefire Ways to Reduce Your Stress

Are you under deadline? Do you have to work with a difficult colleague? Have you been tasked with writing an important speech for your boss? Workplace stress is difficult to avoid. Here are some tools — backed by science — that may help calm you down and clear your mind.

What Do Your Designer Clothes Say About You?

What you wear makes more than a fashion statement–it may communicate your potential as a mate.

Do Differences in Testosterone Explain Relationship Quality?

A new study suggests that high levels of the hormone may thwart long-term relationships.

4 Smarter Ways Men Can Woo Women

How to attract a mate – according to science.

What Really Happens When Men Compete for Women

What happens to men when they size each other up?

Are Early Birds Better Partners Than Night Owls?

It turns out that there may be bigger differences between Early Birds and Night Owls than just the time they go to sleep. A new study reveals that bedtime might also be linked to relationship orientation.

Five Ways to Recover from a Painful Past

Is it possible to heal old wounds? Here is some wisdom from people who successfully navigated the road to recovery.

Do Men and Women Get the Same Things From a Relationship?

A recent study finds that the sexes invest in romance for different reasons — and bucks stereotypes in the process.

Can You Judge a Man by His Face?

A new study suggests that you can assess relationship potential just by sight.

Why Do Women Fall for Bad Boys?

Why do the wrong men feel so right? A new study offers some answers.

Why Are Mean People So Successful?

A new study sheds light on why schemers survive and thrive

Why Rude People Get Dates

Insults can create an attraction all its own.

Who's More Jealous: Men or Women?

Infidelity can cause a torment like no other. A new study sheds light on why.

When It Comes To Dating, Do Age Differences Matter?

A recent study offers new insights about age preferences in potential partners

What Women Want in Men

From physical attractiveness to political views, a recent study reveals some surprises as to what characteristics women find appealing.

The Allure of Aggressive Men

It's a question often asked when a man mistreats a woman: What does she see in him? Now, a new study illuminates why women can find combativeness attractive.

Does Grief Counseling Cause More Harm Than Good?

Dozens died in the tornado that barreled through Moore, Oklahoma. For those who lost loved ones, the grief is unimaginable. The mental health professionals in Moore are there to provide the bereaved with much-needed comfort, but also to encourage them to talk about what they experienced. But is talking about loss always therapeutic?

How Do People View Women With Tattoos?

A new study sheds light on why some see body art as a “tramp stamp.”

Criminal Minds

A recent study offers clues to the evil brain.

What Is It About Men and Breast Size?

New research reveals clues to the mystery of physical preferences

What Women Find Sexy, Part Two

Physical attraction is a mystery that scientists, philosophers, artists, and others have tried to solve. Now, a new study expands our understanding of how environmental factors can influence women's preferences for certain types of men.

What Women Find Sexy

A new study reveals why women are attracted to certain physical characteristics in men.