Three German researchers present evidence that Wagner interwove his headache pain into his operas.
December 12, 2013 • 4:57 PM • Share
An analysis of 21 diets finds scant evidence that losing weight promotes better health.
December 5, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research suggests anti-obesity campaigns that stigmatize heaviness may be counterproductive.
December 4, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
German researchers report learning to play a musical instrument is associated with higher grades and superior cognitive skills.
December 3, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research suggests women aren’t automatically opposed to sexual imagery in advertisements, but they do object when it is used to sell cheap products.
December 2, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Research suggests it’s entirely possible.
November 27, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
New research finds children have trouble learning some basic intellectual and emotional skills if the television is routinely kept on in the background.
November 22, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
A new study finds Finnish men who suffered long periods of unemployment were more likely to possess a genetic marker indicating premature aging.
November 20, 2013 • 2:00 PM • Share
A look at letters sent to NBC news anchors suggests viewers felt a strong emotional connection with the reporters bringing them the tragic news.
November 15, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Driven by a deep-seated need to belong, Americans are increasingly segregating themselves into ideological enclaves. You’re from Liberalville, I’m from Conservative Corners.
November 12, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
Research from India shows the buffering effect of bilingualism even extends to the illiterate.
November 6, 2013 • 1:00 PM • Share
New research suggests music training as a youngster can lead to faster processing of sounds in senior citizens.
November 5, 2013 • 2:00 PM • Share
Researchers report white Americans who hold implicitly anti-black attitudes are more likely to have a gun in the house, and to oppose gun-control measures.
November 4, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
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