Featured by Laura Allen
Small Ways to Fix a Big Problem
Do all those little things we do for the environment—recycling, giving up bottled water, going vegan—really make a difference?
Mapping The Human Mind
Scientists reveal the first “wiring diagrams” of the cerebral cortex, shedding light on the infrastructure behind human intelligence.
Smoking and Coffee-Drinking Really Is High Among AA Attendees
But does it help twelve-steppers stay sober?
Mom Lights Up When Her Baby Smiles
Brain scans show that for new mothers, a happy baby is like a drug.
The Psychology of Karaoke Explained
Bad singers either don’t know it—or do, but sing anyway
Is Digital Nature as Soothing as the Real Deal?
Not even close, says a new psych study on plasma screen “windows”
Bunk Beds Declared Dangerous!
Broken toes, bloody noses and ceiling fan entanglement are the stuff of nightmares for all ages, report concludes
One in Eight U.S. Biology Teachers Teaches Creationism
Survey reveals that creationism and ID are hardly extinct in high schools
Recent College Grads Are Prone to Anger and Depression
But don't worry, the rat race becomes second nature within 7 years or so, researchers say
Human Cause, Global Effect
Pivotal study affirms that global warming is taking a toll on Earth’s land, sea, and life (and it’s our fault).