We may be underestimating how much pain babies feel when they are under stress
Smart cookies remember their buried treasure
Cultural barriers lead clinicians to misdiagnose or miss kids with the condition
Vocal anatomy may be the reason so few languages use these sounds
Superior IQs are associated with mental and physical disorders, research suggests
It hasn’t been compared with traditional drugs or therapy
Ignoring a Western child-rearing practice does not seem to matter for the Tsimané of Bolivia
The protection of intellectual property is essential for economic advancement
Many of us have been caught talking to our dogs, but how much of what we say to them do they actually understand?
Why do Americans have such trouble with fractions—and what can be done?
By listening to the calls of their brethren, chimps seem to be able to understand the mind-sets and perspectives of other chimps. Jason Goldman reports.
Journalist Erik Vance talks about his first book, Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform and Heal.
How much should we worry?
Researchers have studied eye-tracking and home videos for new insights
Poor-quality sleep may heighten behaviors including hyperactivity, compulsions and aggressiveness
The Bryde's whale has come up with a passive but more efficient feeding strategy in the hypoxic waters of the Gulf of Thailand.
The billionaire philanthropist’s contribution will be followed by another $50 million in start-up ventures
Unusual gait, clumsiness and other motor difficulties are not just limited to kids with the disorder
The main way the disease works is to disrupt communication between neurons, the specialized cells that process and transmit electrical and chemical signals between regions of the brain
Volunteers' use of certain words predicted stress-related changes in gene expression better than their self-reported feelings