A new study suggests a person will turn to superstitions when the stakes get high
Understanding how swamp sparrows use context in their songs could shed light on the evolution of human language
Scientists have competing ideas for why gastric bypass patients show higher rates of alcohol abuse post-surgery
An op-ed in the New York Times argues sexism in academia is over, but it’s off the mark.
If you want people to conserve, you’re going to have to convince…me
How the state between wakefulness and sleep can produce some of our most unique thoughts.
The science of humor
MIT researchers’ feature tuning algorithm can make your profile photo more memorable
Study suggests self-control might not be the only thing to blame
A discussion of scars and their meanings