Highlights: March 10–16

Here's what we've loved reading this week, including: how jays use intelligence to attract mates, the debate over sugar, and a new turn in the research on marriage and happiness.

Marriage and Happiness: 18 Long-Term Studies

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Getting married does not make you happier

Will DSM-5 Make Us Worry More?

By Graham C.L. Davey Ph.D.
Mental Health Problems: Under-diagnosis or Over-diagnosis – which is best?

Keeping Your Brain Young

By E E Smith
Dancing is better than crosswords!

Jays Know What a Girl (Jay) Wants

By Mary Bates Ph.D.
Experiment shows jays understand the minds of their mates

The Bitter Battle Over Sugar

By David Ropeik
Demonizing one type of sugar and one category of sugary foods raises risk.

Why James Bond Needs to Wear Condoms

By Peter A. Ubel M.D.
What Hollywood can do to Reduce STDs

How to End a Bad Relationship for Good

By Juliana Breines Ph.D.
Expert advice on moving on, and convincing yourself that it's right.

The Six Best-Kept Secrets About Stress

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Stress news you can use