Dogs and their owners: A chemical bond
In 10 languages, happy words beat sad ones
Anxious crayfish, anxious people: Surprising similarities
Fundamental facial expressions: are there really 21?
Lying liars lie!
We lie for many reasons: Glory. Money. Both. Something else. Is there a science of detecting lies? Does the digital realm make lying More
Emotional expressions: The face isn’t the whole story
At the moment of loss or victory, an athlete’s face shows intense … what? Without seeing the body, you can’t tell whether an important More
Losing in politics & sports
What’s the attachment to “my” team? How do we deal with the inevitable disappointment? Are murder and suicide now “part of the game”? More
To play, and therefore to mate
Are we affecting the character of future generations by the way we choose mates? If choosing attractive mates tends to make the More
Holiday blue? NOT!
Sick of the scare stories about holiday stress? Over-eating, over-this, over-that? What’s the upside of holidays, in terms of ritual More
Brain under threat
In just a moment, our brains can go from calm, deliberate and focused, to alert, agitated and aroused. More
The psychological price of job loss
What does long-term job loss do to depression, anxiety, brooding? Could long-term job loss shorten your life? More
Honor thy mother
Mother is your first — and most important — relationship. What does science tell us about the effects of mothering? More