June 10 - 16

June 10 - 16

Read the posts from the past week, including essays on dads, Tinder, slowing down, and more.
What's So Special About Dads

What's So Special About Dads

By Vanessa LoBue, Ph.D.
The science of what makes dads unique
Is Tinder Really a Hookup App?

Is Tinder Really a Hookup App?

By Gwendolyn Seidman Ph.D.
Tinder and the types of connections it helps make.
Why Should We Slow Down? The Lost Art of Patience

The Lost Art of Patience

By Alan Castel Ph.D.
Slowing down may make us healthier and happier.
Can Pet Crickets Improve the Well-being of the Elderly?

Can Pet Crickets Improve Well-being

By Hal Herzog Ph.D.
New clinical trial finds surprising beneficial effects of caring for insects.
Going Cold Turkey on Screens

Going Cold Turkey on Screens

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
The benefits of quitting electronic screens are underappreciated.
The Upside of Chance

The Upside of Chance

By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D.
How can you make chance work for you?
It’s Not the Sex, But the Afterglow

It’s Not the Sex, But the Afterglow

By David Ludden Ph.D.
Quality over quantity in intimate relations.