Communication may help toddlers cope better with emotions in pre-school
We think we’re reading facial expressions, but most of us rely on body cues to understand emotion
Why would someone pretend to be a cancer patient who became pregnant after being raped by her uncle?
A Texas school district changes its corporal-punishment policy — by expanding rather than limiting teachers’ rights to paddle students. Is spanking really the best way to discipline kids?
Presidential success is linked with fearless dominance, a psychopathic trait of boldness that can sometimes turn reckless
Making changes in your life means not just recognizing how important — even lifesaving — they can be, but having the courage to take action. Here’s how you can get unstuck
They’re widely considered harmful and restricted online, but “pro-ana” blogs may provide the kind of social support that some anorexics need to recover
As any parent knows, an exhausted child is an ill-behaved one. So it’s no surprise that a new study finds that young children who snore persistently — which can disrupt the quality of their sleep — are more likely to have …
During the shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Oak Creek, Wis., some people confronted danger and saved lives, while most others scampered for the exits. What explains the difference?
Turns out, honesty really is the best policy
A researcher spent two years crisscrossing the country by bus cataloging all the ways we try to prevent strangers from sitting next to us
Biology meets history in a new book on revolution, riot and the sex hormone testosterone. Author Karin Kneissl explains
Fortunately, good foster care can help neglected children catch up developmentally, in part