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Stories by Luciana Gravotta

New Therapies Take Early Aim at Autism

By spotting signs of this developmental disorder in young toddlers, parents and therapists may be able to target a child's deficits before they become debilitating

January 1, 2014 — Luciana Gravotta

History of Sin: How It All Began

Tracking the seven deadly sins—from their Egyptian roots and influence on the arts to their debut in blockbuster films and iPhone apps

November 21, 2013 — Luciana Gravotta

Feeling Threatened Makes Us Nicer

Perceived menace makes people kinder to their kin but nastier to outsiders. Whether they use this strategy depends on family size

January 17, 2013 — Luciana Gravotta