Sex and the Secret Nerve
Could a little-known cranial nerve be the route by which human pheromones turn us on?
Why It's So Hard to Be Happy
The pursuit of happiness drives much of what we do, but achieving it always seems just out of reach
The Truth about Online Dating
The hype is huge, and the findings are somewhat disturbing—but the future of online dating looks good
When it comes to understanding how acupuncture needles can heal, scientists are still only scratching the surface
Seduced by Sleep
Scientists have uncovered key clues to a strange disorder that puts its victims to sleep without warning--often at their own peril. The science boosts hope for new treatments while shedding light on the secrets of sleep
No Place Like Home
What makes a house feel like home? Psychological research offers insight into what people want and need for happy living
Love of Garbage
If this magazine is perched on one stack of hundreds in your home, you may suffer from an odd disorder that scientists are beginning to understand
Jumping to Conclusions
Can people be counted on to make sound judgments?
Most people are repulsed by the idea of sex with children. But keeping children safe from pedophiles means trying to discover how this disastrous craving comes about--and how to tame it