Why Don't Babies Talk Like Adults?
Kids go from goo-goo to garrulous one step at a time
A New Vision for Teaching Science
Recent studies from neuroscience and psychology suggest ways to improve science education in the U.S.
The Social Cure?
Membership in lots of groups—at home, work, the gym—makes us healthier and more resilient. Here's how—and why
When Pain Lingers
Researchers are revealing the biological basis of persistent, pathological pain—and providing clues to better treatments
I Do Not Feel Your Pain
Researchers are unraveling why some people are more sensitive to pain than others. Their efforts could lead to more accurate diagnoses, better pain prevention, and safer, more powerful painkillers
The Psychology of Pain
Our expectations, mood and perspective on pain powerfully influence how much something actually hurts—and the decisions we make every day