Scientific Double Takes

Scientific Double Takes

These quirky, counterintuitive research findings defy expectations.

Lessons For Living

Five surprising principles for living, loving, and playing well with others.

The Perfect Amount of Stress

Stress is a killer—but also a life force. How it can be good for you.

Like Mother, Like Wife?

You choose a mate for many reasons—similarity to your parents is not among them.

The Love Limit

You can max out on sex's body benefits.

Typically Twisted

Taboo impulses can be titillating... but more often they're a source of concern for those who harbor secret wishes or unusual desires. If you prefer gallows humor to slapstick or kinky to vanilla, take heart: Dark inclinations have their own logic and benefits.

Ten Politically Incorrect Truths About Human Nature

Why most suicide bombers are Muslim, beautiful people have more daughters, humans are naturally polygamous, sexual harassment isn't sexist, and blonds are more attractive.