The pandemic could spur psychological changes in both the U.S. and China
A long-standing staple of conventional medical practice looks increasingly outdated
Columbia University attorney Alexis J. Hoag discusses the history of how we got to this point and the ways that researchers can help reduce bias against black Americans throughout the legal system...
Your clever brain can work overtime building worst-case scenarios. Here’s how to recognize and avoid common thinking traps so you don't get stuck
It helps with social, emotional, physical and cognitive skills—and with schools closed, it’s more important than ever
Analyzing keywords on Twitter can offer a loose measure of the subjective well-being of a community, as long as you don’t count three words: good, love and LOL.
Emotion researcher Ursula Hess explains why a facial expression can be detected when obscured by a face covering
New research highlights the risks of unrealistic optimism during the coronavirus pandemic
Health care workers at the city hospital hit hardest by the pandemic go beyond their job description in tending to a vulnerable population
Polling finds public trust in medical scientists has increased but only among Democrats—while optimism about a vaccine is broadly shared
The pandemic is threatening the food supply chain, but automation can fill crucial gaps
Stanford University neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky talks about human behavior, the penal system and the question of free will.
A global natural experiment examines the time warp of life under quarantine
The phenomenon demonstrates the rise and fall of dominant leaders in turbulent times
Although schools are closed for now, nature is still open for exploration and learning
Originally published in August 1906
We can’t visit the dying in hospitals, and we can’t gather for funerals—but technology can lessen the pain
Here are some cool facts about this amazing hormone and how you can help your brain to release more of it
Originally published in January 1917
Originally published in January 1967