Misery in Motherhood
A deep despair mars the first year of motherhood for as many as one in five women. Without treatment, postpartum depression can weaken critical bonds between a mother and her child
The Medicated Americans
Close to 10 percent of men and women in America are now taking drugs to combat depression. How did a once rare condition become so common?
Affairs of the Lips
Researchers are revealing hidden complexities behind the simple act of kissing, which relays powerful messages to your brain, body and partner
Don't Be Evil
Enron, Google and the evolutionary psychology of corporate environments
When Morality Is Hard to Like
How do we juggle evidence and emotions to make a moral decision?
The Character Code
Researchers have found a gene that influences our ability to cope with stress and to bounce back from the misfortunes of life
Nerves in Flight
Many of us feel anxious before getting on an airplane, but some people truly panic when they fly. Here's how several aviophobes got over their fear
An Odd Sense of Timing
The question of how changes in the environment give rise to the subjective experience of time in our brain continues to challenge psychologists and brain researchers