May 21 - 27

May 21 - 27

May 28, 2016 - 7 stories
It's the start of summer, so add these posts to your poolside reading list, including insights about bilateral mastectomies, silver linings, evolutionary psychology, and more.

The Rules of Attraction

May 27, 2016 - 12 stories
Why do you find one person more attractive over another? Meanwhile your best friend wouldn’t give your object of desire a second look. Here are a few rules of attraction. Cover Image: Shutterstock197643266
Courtesy E. Bittner

The Pomp, The Circumstance

May 26, 2016 - 14 stories
Now that you’ve tossed your graduation cap into the wide world, here are a few things you need to know about life in general. Cover Image: Courtesy E. Bittner
HBO Game of Thrones

The Master Manipulator

May 25, 2016 - 9 stories
The wily Machiavellian manipulator loves ambiguous rules and fuzzy boundaries. Here’s how to keep your guard. Cover Image: HBO Game of Thrones

Funny People

May 24, 2016 - 8 stories
Humor is nuanced and often gender-specific. Here's a toast to the people who make us laugh. Cover Image: Universal Pictures

Is Your Partner Right for You?

May 23, 2016 - 8 stories
We know you secretly wonder whether your partner is good enough, right enough. Cover Image: JoshWillink/Pexels
May 14 - 20

May 14 - 20

May 21, 2016 - 7 stories
See what you missed this past week. Read about the bystander effect, replicating psychology, middle skill jobs, and more.

Chucking Bad Habits

May 20, 2016 - 12 stories
If only we could turn off our unwanted habits, like flipping the circuit breakers. Here's how science can show the way. Cover Image: iStock
20th Century Fox

Man and Machine

May 19, 2016 - 12 stories
Fine-tuning the relationship between man and machine may be the biggest design challenge of all. Cover Image: 20th Century Fox
Hannah Whittaker

Your Life Story

May 18, 2016 - 9 stories
Are you the victim, the hero, the observer in your life story? How you tell your tale reveals how you see yourself. Cover Image: Hannah Whittaker
Are You Burned Out?

Are You Burned Out?

May 17, 2016 - 14 stories
Have you stressed yourself to the point of exhaustion? Personality traits and work environment both contribute. But it's entirely possible to prevent or bounce back from burnout. Here are some ways to keep yourself going—sanely. Cover Image: file404/Shutterstock

Are You Emotionally Distant?

May 16, 2016 - 16 stories
A drifting relationship can be a painful dance of avoidance and discord. How do you stop the slide into distance? Cover Image: Masson/Shutterstock
May 7 - 13

May 7 - 13

May 14, 2016 - 6 stories
For a rundown of the best of the week: Read about emotionally distant relationships, how to say no when asked for a favor, why searching for a soul mate will make you miserable, and more.
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Are You Superstitious?

May 13, 2016 - 6 stories
Knock on wood, it's Friday the 13th. Is it just a little magical thinking? Cover Image: Brutckii Sergei/Shutterstock

Am I Normal?

May 12, 2016 - 11 stories
Dysfunctional behaviors and striking personality traits are actually common. Cover image: Jessmine/Shutterstock

When Boys Fall Behind

May 11, 2016 - 12 stories
In academics, career, and relationships, young men are falling further behind. Cover Image: CorepicsVOF/Shutterstock

Mindfulness: More Than a Fad?

May 10, 2016 - 12 stories
Meditation and mindfulness, just too good to be true? Cover Image: Mimagephotography/Shutterstock
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It's Not All About You

May 09, 2016 - 16 stories
The experience of awe may be the balm that can counteract our narcissistic age. Cover Image: Tom Wang/Shutterstock

We Love Mom

May 08, 2016 - 14 stories
It isn't easy being a mom, and it isn't easy having a mom. However complicated this relationship may be, it's well worth the work it takes. Cover Image: JoshWillink/Pexels
April 30 - May 6

April 30 - May 6

May 07, 2016 - 7 stories
Spring is off to a great start. So sit down and have a look at some of the best reads from the week, including entries about weight gain, autism, while you are sleeping, and more.