Psychology

Women Pay More Attention to Politics When Their Senator Is a Woman
And men significantly outperform women on tests of political knowledge
September 15, 2014

So let's get a female president, stat!

How Young Can We Start Treating Autism?
September 11, 2014

The findings are pretty remarkable. 

Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
What the hijab tells us about standards of beauty from different parts of the world
September 10, 2014

The veil can be oppressive, but so are beauty standards.

Why Narcissists Have More Sex
Evolution favors the manipulative and self-absorbed
September 09, 2014

Which has us wondering: Why haven't they totally conquered the gene pool?

Science Does Not Support the 'Rule of Seven' for Relationships
Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are fine
August 31, 2014

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are A-OK. 

What Your Choice of Cafe Says About You
August 29, 2014

Cities around the world suffer from “sundown segregation.”

How Scientists Captured the Brains of Amis and McEwan
August 29, 2014

Novels by both authors seems to be creaking under the burden of researched fact and rehearsed message, but there was a time when their impulses flowed in the opposite direction.

Kids Are Exposed to More Fat Shaming on TV Than Adults
Animated shows are the worst offenders
August 28, 2014

Over 50 percent of the shows studied featured insults about people's weight. 

Short Men Make Better Boyfriends and Husbands
They're less likely to divorce and they do an extra hour of housework each week
August 27, 2014

Thousands upon thousands of men rejoice, feel redeemed. 

Why Does Sad Music Make Us Feel Happy?
August 24, 2014

Here's the reason you crank up sad songs when you're already feeling bad. 

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