This is a Valentine’s Day tale that involves a love connection of one kind and ends with a match of an entirely different sort.
A new study suggest likeability may be more important than ability in getting a job, especially at the highest echelons.
A weight-control coach — even it’s only a peer, not a professional — can help you stick to your plan and shed those pounds, a new study suggests
This week’s TIME cover story — available to subscribers here — reveals that true friendship, marked by generosity, sacrifice and commitment, once thought to be the province of humans, exists among the lower species too.
It’s that time of year when preschoolers churn out painting after painting of Christmas trees and stockings. But never did I think a child of mine would bring home that genre of artwork. Because we’re Jewish — and not the …
Feeling socially connected is good for you, both physically and mentally, but in a paradox, it may also make you less empathetic to the plight of others.
Logic would suggest that the more diverse a society or group of people is, the more diverse the friendships within that group would be. Isn’t this, after all, why we move to big cities and attend large universities and join …
Yet more evidence that friends and family are the best medicine: a new study finds that the most social seniors had a 70% reduction in the rate of cognitive decline, compared with their least social peers.
How often do you fight with your best friend? Your answer is likely related to how well you know her “triggers” — the things that really set her off.
Mean kids, mothers tell their wounded young, behave that way because they have unhappy home lives, or feel inadequate, or don’t have enough friends or because they somehow lack empathy. But a new study suggests some mean kids …
Have other people’s blithe Facebook updates ever made you feel like a total loser? Or have you ever felt that your best friend’s life is perfectly easy and joyful, while yours is nothing but struggle and anxiety? You’re not alone.
A new study suggests that when it comes to certain genes, friends of a feather flock together—but with others, opposites attract.
Got a big social network? Then you probably have a large amygdala, according to a new study that found a connection between the size of this brain region and the number of social relationships a person has.