The birth of a first child alters parents’ lives suddenly and forever: sleepless nights, afternoons in pajamas and hardly a moment’s respite. Parents are able to make this transition because of changes that take place in the brain
Studies of infants at risk for the disorder could someday yield a test for it
The biologist and atheist, whose latest book was released this week, talks about the reliability of science, artificial intelligence, religion and the president
Studies of the conversations people have with themselves open a window on the hidden workings of the mind
Private thoughts and public acts
Research suggests that social interaction is good for both sufferers and those close to them
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers 7 in-the-moment tips to deal with a tidal wave of tasks
Ninety years ago, she stayed in a hotel for 11 days under an assumed name, supposedly because she had suffered from a loss of memory. How plausible is her story?
Volunteers who used money to save themselves time were more content than volunteers who purchased themselves physical stuff. Karen Hopkin reports.
Are you a perfectionist? Most perfectionists don’t identify with the label. But Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers nine signs that might make you come out of the (perfectly organized) perfectionist closet.
Charitable appeals work best when tailored to how people see themselves
Comparing the social features of the two conditions could lead to better treatments and a deeper understanding of each
Romantic love involves a series of complex changes in the brain’s reward system that make us crave the object of our affection
Language diversity has played a key role in shaping the history of our species, yet we know surprisingly little about the factors shaping this diversity
Models similar to those used to track disease show what happens when too much information hits social media networks
What do you think they’ll actually use it for?
Research demonstrates the ways coworkers punish star employees