Highlights: February 17-23

Here's what we've loved reading this week, including: male bonds forged under stress, life lessons from crossword puzzles, and the quest to map the human brain.

Food, Fuel, and Teen Girls

By Ana Homayoun
How to help girls become motivated to make smarter and healthier food choices

Stress Leads to Male Bonding

By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
New evidence that men are more likely to cooperate in difficult circumstances

Are We About to Map the Entire Human Brain?

By Bruce Poulsen Ph.D.
Obama to announce an initiative on the scale of the Human Genome Project.

The Simplest Way to Fix Banking: End Bonuses

By Michael E. Price Ph.D.
Bonuses incentivize bankers to do all the wrong things

Moderate Drinking Treatment

By Adi Jaffe Ph.D.
Forget what you've been told about problem drinkers and addicts.

My Electric Toothbrush's Nervous Breakdown...

By Pamela Haag Ph.D.
...and other anxieties of domestic technology

How Is Doing a Crossword Puzzle Like Changing a Habit?

By Meg Selig
Want to change a habit? Here are 7 ways crossword puzzles can help.

Teaching Your Adolescent About Anger

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
In the curriculum of family life, parents should include the topic of anger.

What Guilt Teaches Us About Procrastination

By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D.
Here's a lesson with some "utility"