Psychology

Mind and Body
Scientists discover a new factor that affects "brain age"
Nick Lucchesi
Science
Why is pumpkin spice so popular? Scent scientists explain the hype
Sarah Wells
Mind and Body
Superhero cosplay makes you a better person for one science-backed reason
Becca Caddy
Science
William Shatner is perfect for a company like Blue Origin
Nick Lucchesi
Entertainment
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Dais Johnston
Science
A beloved spicy food has helped solve one enduring human health mystery
Francis McGlone
Mind and Body
What a new magic mushroom discovery means for the future of psychedelic therapy
Katie MacBride
Entertainment
You need to watch the best cult documentary on Amazon Prime ASAP
Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
Ted Lasso's focus on therapy is its greatest gift
Katie MacBride
Entertainment
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Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
A psychologist explains why you buy things you don't need — and how to stop
Jacqueline Rifkin
Mind and Body
Getting a divorce? Mental health experts reveal one vital coping strategy
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
This one bathroom habit could be secretly sabotaging your life
Jennifer King
Culture
'Malignant' explained: What horror gets wrong about imaginary friends
Andy Crump
Science
Why do dogs wag their tails? Scientists reveal a complicated answer
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
This psychological trick could get people to follow Covid-19 rules
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Coronavirus: Scientists reveal an overlooked benefit linked to vaccinations
Sarah Sloat
Mind and Body
One emotion can give an unexpected boost to your career
Lesley Evans Ogden
Entertainment
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David Grossman
Mind and Body
One type of body image disorder is especially dangerous for weight lifting men
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
The psychological concept that can help you manage your emotions
Sarah Sloat
Entertainment
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Isaac Feldberg
Mind and Body
One surprising way using a smartphone strengthens your brain
Spike W. S. Lee and Lorenzo Cecutti
Science
Massive stars: They’re just like us!
Nick Lucchesi
Culture
The best sci-fi thriller on HBO Max reveals a controversial scientific debate
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
Can men get postpartum depression? Experts and dads reveal the truth
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Recurring dreams: The meaning behind falling, flying, and losing teeth
Tore Nielsen and Claudia Picard-Deland
Culture
Why some language dialects are almost wordless
Bob Holmes and Knowable Magazine
Science
Hurricane Ida seen by NASA and more: Understand the world through 9 images
Bryan Lawver
Science
Scientists discover one kind of friend is best for brain health
Elana Spivack
Mind and Body
Why being lazy may be good for brain health
Selin Malkoc
Mind and Body
6 lessons from a weird, horny summer to stay safe during Delta winter
Elana Spivack
Mind and Body
Is sexual orientation genetic or environmental? What two new studies reveal
Katie MacBride
Science
Can animals get PTSD? Brain chemistry reveals "ecology of fear"
Sharon Levy and Knowable Magazine
Mind and Body
Study hints at why some people drink alcohol even though it will hurt them
Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
‘Deep fat’ study reveals a surprising brain-immune system connection
Sofia Quaglia
Science
How to leave a cult in 2021
Nick Lucchesi
Culture
Cults are going virtual, but deprogramming needs one old-school tactic
Elizabeth Svoboda
Mind and Body
Ask this one simple question to people who might be “addicted” to video games
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
How to spot a narcissist, even non-traditional ones
Nikhila Mahadevan
Science
The future’s most agile robots could be based on a cute backyard rodent
Robert J. Full, Lucia F. Jacobs and Nathaniel Hunt
Entertainment
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Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
Psilocybin: For the terminally ill, mushroom legality may come too late
Matigan King and Claire Cameron
Mind and Body
How do single dads start dating? The one vital question to ask
Katie MacBride
Mind and Body
Study debunks one of the most damaging myths about men and testosterone
Elana Spivack
Entertainment
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Eric Francisco
Mind and Body
Simone Biles' Olympic withdrawal exposes sport’s biggest problem
Katie MacBride
Entertainment
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Dais Johnston
Science
Dirt may ruin our best view of aliens
Nick Lucchesi
Entertainment
You need to watch the most spine-chilling sci-fi thriller before it leaves HBO Max this week
Eric Francisco