Gabrielle Glaser on what she learned while researching her new book, “Her Best-Kept Secret: Why Women Drink — and How They …
Q&A: Author Dan Bergner on What Women Want (Hint: Not Monogamy)
Even Freud felt unequipped to speculate about the true nature of women’s sexual longings, but journalist Dan Bergner was bold enough to investigate what science has since learned. His new book, What Do Women Want? Adventures …
Q&A: Temple Grandin on the Autistic Brain
Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, was one of the first autistic people to chronicle her life with the condition— and is now a bestselling author and well known for her innovative …
Q&A: Criminologist Adrian Raine on The Biology of Violence
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 …
Q&A: What the Brain Reveals About the Self — And Self Control
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 …
How Drug Companies Distort Science: Q&A with Ben Goldacre
What you don’t know about how drugs are tested and marketed could hurt you, says author Ben Goldacre in his book Bad Pharma
Q&A: What Really Goes on In Drug Rehabs
In a new book, author Anne Fletcher reveals the good and the bad state of care in drug rehab facilities.
Q&A: Merry Widows and Some Surprising Truths about Grief
A group of widows finds their own way to move on after losing loved ones
Q&A with Robin & Samantha Henig on Today’s Youth: Are the Kids All Right?
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?
Q&A: Willpower Expert Roy Baumeister on Staying in Control
Tips on shoring up your willpower and sticking with those New Year’s resolutions
Q&A: Oliver Sacks on Hallucinations
The best-selling author and neurologist discusses hearing voices and seeing gnomes in his new book Hallucinations
Learning from Psychopaths: Q&A With Psychologist Kevin Dutton
It’s too simplistic to think of psychopaths as being murderers or law-breakers, says Oxford psychologist Kevin Dutton.
Q&A: Neuroscientist Larry Young on Sex, Drugs & Love Among Voles
He doesn’t claim to have the answer for why fools fall in love, but psychiatrist Larry Young hopes studying prairie voles will help.