Research suggests that, like food and sex, information is inherently rewarding to the brain.
According to a new study, we're less able to resonate with other people’s pain when we’re feeling down.
In Behave, Robert Sapolsky offers an inspired synthesis of how biology shapes human behavior—both the good and the bad.
New research shows that being kind to yourself may help poor body image.
Saying “no” can be really hard. But Christine Carter has a three-step plan to get there.
We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.
A new study examines how different aspects of mindfulness influence our emotional well-being.
Research shows that dreaming is not just a byproduct of sleep, but serves its own important functions in our well-being.
It’s hard to think pleasant thoughts—but a new study suggests a quick way to make it easier.