A new study shows why empathy doesn’t cross the political aisle.
Prenatal exposure to pollutants in city air is linked to later anxiety, depression and behavior problems in children.
It’s counterintuitive, but under stress we tend to focus more on the rewards than on the risks of any decision.
Infants with sleep disorders such as snoring or sleep apnea may be more vulnerable to behavioral and emotional problems later in life.
Early intervention may help curb some of the more severe symptoms of autism. The question is, How do we identify at-risk children early enough?
Spare a thought for the poor introverts among us. In a world of party animals and glad-handers, they’re the ones who stand by the punch bowl.
Why a narcissist’s sense of self-love can do damage to the heart, especially for men.
Helping others means sacrificing your time and energy. But if you’re humble, you don’t mind.
Are the rich really the unfeeling boors they’re made out to be? Studies suggest that the richer people are, the less compassion they show.
Creative people think “outside the box,” a gift of psychological flexibility that, it turns out, may also apply to their ethics, according to the latest research from the American Psychological Association. Creative types, in …
You have to see the X-rays to believe it. In their new book, Stuck Up!, Drs. Rich Dreben, Murdoc Knight and Marty Sindhian catalog the bizarre collection of “rectal foreign bodies” that patients come to the emergency room to have …
Is a triple cheeseburger the poor man’s limousine? According to a new study, consumers who feel powerless in society — often those with low socioeconomic status — may be likely to choose bigger food portions, given the …