In Behave, Robert Sapolsky offers an inspired synthesis of how biology shapes human behavior—both the good and the bad.
Researchers are using their knowledge of how human emotion develops to try to build robots that can feel.
Research suggests that being ruthless won’t help you be successful—even in a highly competitive industry like hedge fund investing.
And what does it mean to believe that there is a "true self" inside of everyone?
Recent research shows that when physicians show empathy, their patients also rate them as more competent and better caregivers.
A new study identifies 27 categories of emotion and shows how they blend together in our everyday experience.
How well do you feel and understand what others are feeling?
We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.
We all have an inner hero, argues Philip Zimbardo. Here's how to find it.
Anger toward parents is still at the heart of a great deal of therapy. But has this approach gone too far?
From our friendships to our jobs to our conduct in public, seemingly small decisions often pose tough ethical dilemmas, says Joshua…
Need some motivation for practicing gratitude this Thanksgiving? Robert Emmons, the world's leading scientific expert on gratitude, reveals…