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Sniffing this odorless molecule could make you more aggressive—or more docile
Researchers suspect that babies could be to blame.
Athletic virtual reality avatars might make exercise feel easier
Participants who cycled while using athletic VR avatars had lower heart rates.
Polygamy is just one reason why acorn woodpeckers are master survivalists
They cache food—and chicks, in a way—over their lifetimes.
What ‘gentle parenting’ can teach us about care, relationships, and communication
Its focus on communication is being praised on social media—but what does the evidence say?
Why do snakes flick their tongues?
The answer is hidden in the air around them.
Boost your mood with emotional brain training
Don’t let your COVID-19 worries overwhelm you.
Does free will actually exist? It’s complicated.
Like most philosophical dilemmas, the answer is never as simple as it may seem.
This neurobiologist wants to know if children can inherit trauma genetically
Bianca Jones Marlin’s draws inspiration from her foster siblings for her important genetic research.
The truth about reading body language
There’s no real-life Pinocchio’s nose for liars.
Five dolls that changed the world
You’re more likely to spot these dolls in a lab than a toy box.