Simply walking through a sketchy-looking neighborhood can make you feel more paranoid and lower your trust in others.
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The teenage co-editors of a new book about boys’ social dynamics talk about what they aren’t telling the adults in their lives with author Rosalind Wiseman
Does internet addiction warrant full-fledged in-patient rehab— or are there better ways to manage your Angry Birds and email-checking obsessions?
Should you grab a bite at your desk or eat with your colleagues? That depends on what’s on your agenda for the rest of the day.
If you feel like you can’t make friends, you might try to buy them, new research suggests, even if it takes some considerable financial risk.
How did your friend get you to babysit her kids for the weekend, or your sister talk you into hosting the next book club meeting? They probably asked when you were anxious about a work project or stressed about making an …
Studies suggest that breast-feeding can be good for a baby’s health, and now there’s fresh evidence that it may help children to climb the social ladder as well.
Money corrupts, they say, and now there’s a study that shows why people get so sneaky when it comes to making a profit.
Are they laughing at you or laughing with you? Your brain can tell the difference.
There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.
Feeling lonely seems to go hand in hand with being isolated, but there’s a difference, according to a growing body of research.
Possibly, but it’s not about shiftiness. How eye color and face shape help us judge trustworthiness