Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, was one of the first autistic people to chronicle …
Violent behavior is a complex product of biology and upbringing, and when that violence involves murder and destruction to the extent that erupted at the Boston Marathon, the questions about what drives such aggression become all …
With the Obama administration planning a major initiative to map the brain, there’s more attention focused on what all of that new information will mean for how we see ourselves and how we take moral and legal responsibility for …
What you don’t know about how drugs are tested and marketed could hurt you, says author Ben Goldacre in his book Bad Pharma
In a new book, author Anne Fletcher reveals the good and the bad state of care in drug rehab facilities.
A group of widows finds their own way to move on after losing loved ones
Are today’s young adults struggling for too long, unable to leave the nest after years of helicopter parenting— or are they just reliving the same issues that previously stumped their elders?
Tips on shoring up your willpower and sticking with those New Year’s resolutions
The best-selling author and neurologist discusses hearing voices and seeing gnomes in his new book Hallucinations
It’s too simplistic to think of psychopaths as being murderers or law-breakers, says Oxford psychologist Kevin Dutton.
He doesn’t claim to have the answer for why fools fall in love, but psychiatrist Larry Young hopes studying prairie voles will help.
The evolutionary link between acquiring good information and survival may have given rise to both consciousness and the pleasure of problem-solving
Using punishment to try to rehabilitate people who have already suffered years of punishment doesn’t work