For children, the benefits of being born in tough times can outweigh the costs.
July 18, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Players of an online survival game expressed guilt for killing, but less so for non-lethal actions that would result in a character’s death.
July 17, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds a link between the emotions expressed in Facebook status updates and next-day stock market activity.
July 16, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
In a new study of university students, those in interracial relationships were more likely than others to feel their partners possess important, positive qualities.
July 15, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds having a mobile device within easy reach divides your attention, even if you’re not actively looking at it.
July 14, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research confirms that the color red sends a signal of sexual availability.
July 11, 2014 • 5:00 AM • Share
Researchers in England find a link between sexual morality and women’s economic dependence on men.
July 10, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
At least, that has been the experience in Great Britain, according to a new analysis.
July 9, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Despite two decades of preaching, self-identified Christians are hardly acting as stewards of the Earth.
July 8, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
German researchers report positive changes in the brains of recent retirees who learned how to create visual art.
July 7, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Diverse neighborhoods, it turns out, aren’t just conducive to hipsters.
July 3, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
New research finds having no distractions makes most of us uncomfortable.
July 3, 2014 • 11:00 AM • Share
A new study of West Point cadets finds those driven by purely internal motivations were the most likely to succeed.
July 1, 2014 • 3:00 AM • Share
New research suggests this impression of consensus can cut two ways, inspiring both activism and a false sense of confidence.
June 27, 2014 • 7:00 AM • Share
Turning to brainy pursuits in later years also helps delay the onset of the dreaded condition, according to a new study.
June 23, 2014 • 1:00 PM • Share
New research finds patients are more likely to respond honestly to personal questions when talking to a virtual human.
June 20, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
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