The nerves in our body specialize in sensing particular touches but work together to create our rich tactile experiences
An underlying collagen abnormality may heighten both flexibility and fight-or-flight response
A long-overlooked system of nerves that respond to gentle strokes may be crucial to our ability to form connections with one another
The first longitudinal study in children supports the theory that parents with unrealistically positive views of their kids foster narcissistic qualities
The Princeton mathematician, who along with his wife died in a car crash last month, claimed that aging as opposed to medicine helped improve his condition
A new film presents the science behind when and why people lie.
Click here for a transcript of this video.
New research reveals unexpected brain regions contribute to creativity
—Jim Lohr, Iowa
A failure to anticipate an ethical decision makes men and women more likely to lie or cheat.