Expressing humor is a key part of being human
An influential subset of psychiatrists argue—absurdly—that neuroscience has little clinical relevance
People prone to believing in elaborate cover-ups could just be seeking more meaning in life
By suppressing or increasing cravings, microbes help the brain decide what foods the body “needs”
Mexico’s third gender sheds light on the biological correlates of sexual orientation.
Many people on the spectrum take multiple medications, which can lead to serious side effects and may not even be effective
Many social animals start to feel itchy after watching one of their fellows scratch, and scientists now have a better understanding of why an itch can spread through a group.