More women are “marrying down,” at least academically.
Looking for a happy marriage? Don’t have kids.
A new study suggests that it’s pointless to try to get young mothers to marry
The rich really are different, at least when it comes to their brains. In two separate studies, researchers found that experiencing poverty in early childhood is linked to smaller brain size and less efficient processing of …
Worrying about making ends meet, it seems, can occupy enough of the brain‘s finite thinking power that it makes it difficult to think clearly.
Sharing and caring can be good for the soul, but what about the bottom line?
Will economic uncertainty make you save more — or spend more? The answer may depend on your childhood experience, a new study suggests.
Parsing the connection between single parents and violent crimes committed by children
Moving poor families out of low-income neighborhoods doesn’t help increase their wealth, education or job status, but it does offer a different kind of long-term boost: better health and more happiness.
People with more education are more likely to earn a decent living and enjoy better health, according to the government’s annual health report.
Does where you live influence your health? Yes, and maybe even more dramatically than you might expect.
Being raised in poverty can have lifelong negative effects on children’s health, increasing their risk of chronic disease in adulthood. But new research suggests one factor that may help protect poor kids from later illness: …