It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
It can be daunting to encounter people who are physically formidable, super smart, or generally high powered. But there are ways to face anyone with confidence.
People who suffer from foreign accent syndrome suddenly sound as if their native language is a second tongue.
The age of puberty is dropping, and that pitches children into experiences they are unequipped for. But even after their brains catch up to their bodies, the early mismatch may alter their lives.
A new book asks whether the world’s biggest virtual-reality game is the world itself. As unlikely as it seems, it may make you wonder the same thing.
A motorcycle crash led bioethicist Travis Rieder to become dependent on painkillers. His experience reveals a critical gap in the health-care system.
Jonathan Berger grasps rare experiences and puts them to music for the rest of us.
Cannabidiol, or CBD, is touted as a remedy for all that ails us. It may not cure cancer—but it's showing promise for anxiety and addiction.
The instinctual response to negative experiences sets off cycles of avoidance that feed the beast of depression. That’s when it’s necessary to work against instinct.
Lawyer Carrie Goldberg fights for sexual privacy.
It matters where confidence comes from—and how it’s expressed.
The unconscious impulses that conspire to create conflict.
Why the personality trait may deliver a career boost.
People may gravitate toward the same personality type again and again.
We may be overly optimistic when predicting others’ success.
Why your voice can make your words more persuasive.