Why do some words make people uncomfortable?
Discoveries about the roles they play in appetite and metabolism could unlock new strategies against obesity
An analysis in the current Scientific American MIND shows where some of this year's aspirants rank on a standard assessment of psychopathic traits—and the results are interesting, to say the least
Half the brain stays more alert the first night in a new location
Shift work and problems such as apnea may cause more trouble for women than men
If I see one more listicle about introversion, I’m going to cry. It started out with the fairly reasonable “31 Unmistakable Signs That You’re An Introvert.” Sure, many of the items on the list offered an exaggerated version of introversion, but there were some real gems that had a large grain of truth. Like this one: [...]
A newly updated map of the human brain may be the most accurate yet, helping solve over 100 years of arguments.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 20, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.