Many soldiers' cases of post-traumatic stress disorder may in fact stem from troubled civilian life
Certain types of fidgeting give away a person's trustworthiness
How we can train elderly drivers to be safer
Why we tend to predict rosy times ahead
When to engage with negative feelings and when to ignore them
Our dueling existential minds influence our beliefs and behaviors in different ways
One genetic variant leads to the best and worst outcomes in kids
Fibbing is tough on the brain. New strategies expose liars by adding to the load
The difficulty of a task stretches out our perception of time
Our mental maps of risk and safety rely too heavily on imaginary boundaries
How imagining a different past increases our appreciation for the present
Scientists have long thought that delayed gratification requires a sense of self, but experiments with dogs show otherwise
Polishing your self-image with counterfeit goods may lead to lying, cheating and cynicism
Setting your mind on a goal may be counterproductive. Instead think of the future as an open question
When women approach men instead of vice versa, the gender difference in selectivity disappears
We think of people with autism as having a deficit in cognitive processing—but their distractibility could also result from having enhanced perceptual capabilities
Even films that are historically inaccurate can be a valuable teaching tool
Ancient fears of filth and contagion may explain why we think of morality in black and white
Learning to categorize the life on our planet is surprisingly difficult for the human mind
We admire self-discipline, but could too much control be a bad thing?
An explanation for synchronous swimming and other group rituals
Exercise routine. Gourmet cooking. If it's easy to read about, it must be a cinch to do
Some of us prefer the tried and true, and others search high and low for novelty. Why?
Language has many layers of meaning. When and how do we grasp them?
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