Was this a moment when humans interbred with Neanderthals?
Disgusting behavior is often crucial to survival.
According to the analysis, the more yoga sessions a person did each week, the less they struggled with depressive symptoms.
Textual analysis of social media posts finds users' anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
People think about breaking up more when they look outside their relationship for psychological fulfillment
Are your psychological needs being met?
If virtue is insufficient temptation, then the internet makes sure we are never lacking.
Christine Lagorio-Chafkin spent six years writing the definitive history of Reddit.
Research points to many social-cognitive, emotional, behavioral and biological benefits that marriage seems to bestow on its participants.
The result validate Einstein on a whole new scale, and pose serious problems for alternative, modified theories of gravity. In 1915, Albert Einstein put forth a new theory of gravity: General […]
Another week, another fine selection of witty and wonderful comments from our Facebook page. Did you make the cut?
There’s a special reason these generally solo cephalopods have decided to cohabitate.
Some patients who went through gender reassignment surgery reported feeling just as out of place. A few were even suicidal.
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Why does much of the world stubbornly resist data and email encryption? Why don’t we enable it on all our devices all the time?
For two years, researchers tracked over a million Facebook adults who were married or "in a relationship." Among many findings, they learned that the more mutual friends a couple had, the more likely it was that they'd break up.
Lower your expectations now. You'll find yourself much more satisfied by the end.
Every May brings with it a new crop of college graduation speeches. This spring, few (maybe none) were as though-provoking as multimedia artist Laurie Anderson’s at the School of Visual […]
Kids, want to be an artist when you grow up? We’ve got a check-list for how to tell your parents. Parents, oh no, you accidentally raised an artist? Don’t despair: […]
Let me get this straight. I’m supposed to come to work with you and work every day with the singular goal of maximizing the value for faceless, nameless people who could blow us off in a nanosecond if they had a bad hair day. Am I right?
–Guest post by Luis Hestres, Doctoral student at American University. Petitioning the government for policy changes is a practice as old as the republic, and doing so online is a […]
This semester I am teaching a doctoral seminar on the important questions and trends related to media, technology and democracy. In this post, I introduce several major topics and provide […]
Baby Boomers & Aging-in-Place: Business Opportunities for Home Services, Insurers & Communications Providers
Few people can imagine their own old age – old age is always something that happens to parents, relatives and friends met at 30th reunions. Putting denial aside, with any […]