Many of us underestimate how positively others will respond when we try it
Food sharing is mainly found in adult animals as a part of social bonding. But in a rarely observed behavior in birds, older barn owl chicks will share food with younger ones.
According to terror management theory, people can have surprising reactions
To entice female ring-tailed lemurs, males rub wrist secretions, which include compounds we use in perfumes, onto their tail and then wave it near the gals.
A new global survey could help us understand why some people follow the rules for avoiding COVID-19 and others don’t...
Health care already has effective treatment tools, including medications, but many people who could benefit are reluctant to seek them out
They don’t stand on one leg around just anybody but often prefer certain members of the flock.
To build trust with traditionally underserved groups, health officials need to craft their messaging in a much more culturally sensitive way
That emotion is natural in a situation like this, but there are ways to mitigate it
Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio talks about his latest book, Galileo: And the Science Deniers, and how the legendary scientist’s battles are still relevant today.
Neither approach is ideal. The best option is to temper your negative emotions by focusing on positive ones
Empathy is a complex trait, like courage or height. Inevitably, some individuals inherit fewer pro-empathy genes than average...
They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
Making handwashing a meditative practice can help us focus on humanity’s interconnectedness with the environment
Many would, but it depends on what organizations are distributing them
One conversation could keep your kids safe
Here’s what I’ve learned as an oceangoing research scientist
In a time of social distancing, looking to the skies might bring people closer together
People who smoke tobacco or marijuana; vape; or use opioids or methamphetamine may be at higher risk of serious disease
African-Americans are already afflicted disproportionately by COVID-19, but economic collapse could make things even worse for them...