What’s the best way to cope with a pandemic?
Blamed for all sorts of bad behavior, a long-maligned hormone is being reappraised.
Many of us probably nurse a dearly held grudge against someone—even though that grudge mostly just hurts us.
Let’s put away the airbrush and take a closer look at this person we call the “self”—and why we think it needs an airbrush in the first place.
Cannabidiol (CBD) products, derived from marijuana, are increasingly popular. Do they work, and are they safe?
Vision examines the past, present and possible future of procreation as it unfolds under the watchful eye of science.
The world doesn’t lack for immature adults living life at the mercy of negative emotions. Honest self-appraisal is the key to shattering a false self-image. But where to begin?
Does following your passion mean giving up on the idea of living a balanced life?
Medical doctor Robert Klitzman talks about our increasing ability to design babies to our personal specifications.
Greed, it’s often said, makes the world go round. While it may not be easy to counter such a natural human tendency, the benefits of doing so are huge.
Many people climb to success, only to find they’re at the top of the wrong mountain.
In the face of new technology allowing scientists to manipulate genes in human embryos, how will we move forward?
The history of a small town in Pennsylvania offers a timeless lesson on the importance of social support for both physical and mental well-being.
Loneliness isn’t just about being alone or feeling friendless. It’s now recognized as a potentially fatal condition that millions suffer from.
With a glut of information at our fingertips, three authors not only discuss the challenge of determining whom we can trust but also offer some helpful guidelines.
That sports, conventionally seen as promoting health, should be deemed a cause of death raises serious ethical questions.
Synthetic chemicals have become embedded in all aspects of our lives. What will it take to reverse their toxic effect—on our bodies and on our world?
We’ve all seen headlines about the dangers inherent in social media. Is it time to delete all your accounts?
Peter Salovey and John D. Mayer coined the term emotional intelligence in 1990. But principles underlying the concept have a much longer pedigree.
Insight Video: Our food supply may well become the greatest challenge of the century. And directly linked to it are dwindling global water reserves. Will we have enough of either to survive? Each of us holds the key.