Highlights from October 6-12

Highlights from October 6-12

Here's what we've loved reading this week, including a strange form of mother-child connection, and an intriguing between dating partners.

Liberal Hearts Bleed, Conservative Hearts Don't

Why politicians have trouble listening to each other

Incest: the (Nearly) Universal Taboo

Evolution, morality, and the politics of abortion.

You Are Who You Date

How we mix our partners' traits with our own, even the flaws.

The Military Can Do More to Prevent Suicides

Reduce access to private fire arms and prescription drugs.

How Your Child’s DNA Invades Your Brain

Fetal cells can invade the mother's brain—and may affect brain health

What Kinds of People Take Care of Themselves?

Why your concern for the future affects your actions.