Man’s Best Friend

April 07, 2017 - 4 stories
Dogs, cats, hamsters, they really are your best friends. And here’s why your healthier for it. Cover Image: Pekic/Shutterstock

The Rules of Attachment

April 06, 2017 - 4 stories
What's your attachment style? Whether it's clingy or ambivalent or avoidant, understanding your style can help you navigate (and correct) relationship issues. Picjumbo/Pexels

Spring Renewal

April 05, 2017 - 4 stories
Take spring cleaning to a new level, change your habits and reach your goals. Cover Image: Gpointstudio/Shutterstock

What's Your Motivation?

April 04, 2017 - 4 stories
Do you want to reach your goals, turn off unwanted habits, and overcome obstacles? Here's how science can show the way. Cover Image: DavidMarcu/Pexels
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Hear and Be Heard

April 03, 2017 - 4 stories
Here's how to open your ears, as well as make yourself heard in a difficult conversation. Cover Image: Greg Raines/Unsplash
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Fooled Again

April 01, 2017 - 4 stories
Why are we so gullible? Whether it's fake news and con jobs, we're subjected to the power of suggestion more than we know. Cover Image: Marie Killen/Flickr

Top Posts: March 2017

March 31, 2017 - 25 stories
Welcome spring with these good reads, including essays on social support, math anxiety, the terrible twos, and more. Cover Image: Kazuend/Unsplash
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The Season of Protest

March 30, 2017 - 4 stories
From pink pussy hats to the immigration ban, protest is on the streets. How does individual discontent morph into (organized or disorganized) group movement, or even groupthink? Cover Image: Alice Donovan Rouse/StockSnap

The Disappointing Friend

March 29, 2017 - 4 stories
Sometimes, it seems, a friendship delivers nothing but disappointment. Whether you need to adjust your expectations, or just walk away, here's how to manage a dissatisfactory alliance. Cover Image: Denniro/Shutterstock

The Kids Are All Right

March 28, 2017 - 4 stories
Though we know that a chaotic childhood can do great damage, there’s evidence that some kids know how to thrive. Read on for other research on dreaded test scores, body image, and shut eye for Johnny. Cover Image: NPelusi

The Color of Bias

March 27, 2017 - 4 stories
Embracing the science of implicit bias. But what do such studies—and related programs—really reveal? Plus, read about hate crimes, diversity training, and more. Cover Image: Andresr/Shutterstock
March 18 - 24

March 18 - 24

March 25, 2017 - 7 stories
Embrace spring with these essays about your gut health, attachment styles, mental illness, and more

The Secrets We Keep

March 24, 2017 - 4 stories
Often, keeping a secret can be hurtful. Then again, divulging it may be just as cruel and damaging. How to handle unforgiving information. Cover Image: LuckyLuke/Shutterstock


March 23, 2017 - 4 stories
Have you been betrayed, hoodwinked, and cheated? Read about trust, deception, and betrayal. Cover Image: PhotoMediaGroup/Shutterstock

Sweet Revenge

March 22, 2017 - 4 stories
Getting your revenge sounds sweet, but you may end up hurting yourself along the way. Sometimes the best retribution is simply living an honest, good life. Cover Image: FisherPhotostudio/Shutterstock
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March 21, 2017 - 4 stories
Is there a way to manufacture an “aha moment,” or at least improve the odds of having one? Cover Image: FloMaderebnerPexels

The Slam Dunk

March 20, 2017 - 4 stories
On the playground or the professional court, a good game can reveal our most primal nature—and boost brain power, too. Cover Image: StaroftheSea/Pexels
March 11 - 17

March 11 - 17

March 18, 2017 - 8 stories
Read a few of the best posts from the past week, see essays on intelligence, the autopilot, animal behavior, and more.

Do You Believe in Magic?

March 17, 2017 - 4 stories
Whether it’s magic, coincidence, or just good old Irish luck, you can use a leg up. But simply learning to believe in yourself may do the trick. Cover Image: EduLauton/Unsplash

The Benefits of Boredom

March 16, 2017 - 4 stories
Wasting time is good for you. Plus the bored extravert, the wandering mind, daydreaming, and more.