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Science Of Us

  1. science of us
    I Miss Having IdeasCome back.
  2. science of us
    How to Get Through a Workday on No SleepReluctant advice from sleep researchers.
  3. science of us
    Are You Good at Recognizing Faces?Also: What it means to be uncommonly skilled at face perception.
  4. science of us
    Psychologists Explain Your Phone Anxiety (and How to Get Over It)If the thought of calling someone makes you feel all squirmy inside, you’re in good company.
  5. science of us
    The Reason Comic Sans Is a Public GoodIt’s legible to more people.
  6. science of us
    Apparently There Are 4 Kinds of IntroversionThere’s more than one way to be quiet.
  7. science of us
    What Does It Mean If You’re Easily Bored?What being highly boredom-prone suggests about your personality.
  8. science of us
    How to Stop Reliving Embarrassing MemoriesThe science and psychology of the cringe attack.
  9. health
    All Your COVID-19 Questions, AnsweredSober, simple, science-backed advice for managing the risks.
  10. moon goop
    Can You Guess the Answer to This Moon Mystery?Scientists figured out the riddle of a mysterious green substance. Can you?
  11. coronavirus
    What We Know About COVID-19 Antibody TestingExperts helped us unravel the details.
  12. black holes
    Scientists Discover the Hungriest HoleNew research shows that the universe’s fastest-growing supermassive black hole is gobbling up one sun per day.
  13. science of us
    ‘It Can Be Hard to Concentrate or Focus on Something Else’Three Black mental-health experts explain the toll of violent images and videos.
  14. science!
    We May Have Dozens of Contactable Alien NeighborsAccording to scientists, there may be at least 36 of them, in fact.
  15. surprise
    Secrets Near the Earth’s Core: Revealed?A team of geophysicists recently found evidence of what lies around the Earth’s core.
  16. science of us
    What’s a Panic Attack and How Do I Stop It?Panic attacks can be scary, but they aren’t physically dangerous.
  17. it's complicated
    I Wish I’d Realized How Bad My Ex’s Drinking WasWhen we broke up, I thought it would be his rock bottom. I was wrong.
  18. science of us
    How (and Why) to Make Yourself a ScheduleFor days when it’s hard to make yourself do stuff.
  19. science of us
    How to Breathe If You’re Feeling AnxiousA technique called 4-7-8 can help.
  20. science of us
    How to Stop CryingWhen it’s not a good time.
  21. health
    Everything to Know About Cannabis and CoronavirusPhysicians explain what we do (and don’t) know about cannabis and COVID-19.
  22. science of us
    What Is ‘Time Blindness’ and Do You Have It?Probably.
  23. science of us
    How to Actually Fall AsleepYou can’t force it, for starters.
  24. relationships
    How to Stay Married During a PandemicPartners will fight more than usual. That might not be such a bad thing.
  25. recovery
    Addiction in IsolationAdjusting to video-chat 12-step programs.
  26. it's complicated
    I Wanted to Feel Athletic and Hot, So I Dated an Awful JockWe didn’t have anything in common but sex.
  27. science of us
    The Very Soothing Sensation of The SimsSometimes I’m tempted to take better care of my Sims than myself.
  28. coronavirus
    How to Protect Yourself Against the CoronavirusWash your hands, stop touching your face, and stay home if you’re sick.
  29. science of us
    How I Learned to Accept an Apology From a FriendMost of us just smile and say it’s okay, even when it’s not.
  30. coronavirus
    69 Percent of Men Don’t Wash Their Hands After Using the Bathroom?!An incredibly not-nice statistic.
  31. science of us
    ‘Light Is My New Drug’The actually convincing science of photomedicine.
  32. attraction
    Apparently, Men Can Smell When Women Are Turned OnAnd according to new research, they’re attracted to it.
  33. coronavirus
    The Pope’s Okay for NowIt was just a cold.
  34. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Rule: Don’t Touch Your Face!To prevent coronavirus, the CDC recommends keeping your hands off your face.
  35. sustainability
    Goodbye Butter, Hello… Larva Fat?Some scientists are looking into the sustainable alternative.
  36. health
    What Happens When You Take a Mind-Boggling Amount of LSDA woman took 550 times the recommended recreational dose of LSD — but the story has a happy ending.
  37. science of us
    Be Honest: Do You Have As Many Friends As Rudy Giuliani?Definitions of friendship vary, so it’s hard to say.
  38. science of us
    Video Games Are a To-Do List You PlayI love video games for the sense of errand satisfaction.
  39. science of us
    Moderate Drinking May Be More Dangerous Than You ThinkAn increasing number of young people are dying of liver disease.
  40. science of us
    Runners, Your Shoes Are Too ThiccSneakers with fat soles might feel comfier, but new studies suggest they might not be good for us.
  41. science of us
    A Beginner’s Guide to Couples TherapyIdeally, you want to start this process when you’re not in a real crisis.
  42. science of us
    I’m Sorry to Say Skin-Cancer Screenings Are a MustStart by getting to know your moles.
  43. no thanks
    Dairy Milk Is Even More Useless Than You ThoughtA new report looks closely at the (lack of) evidence surrounding the USDA recommendation of three servings a day.
  44. science of us
    How to Find a Therapist for the First TimeThe more daunting it seems, the more you might benefit from the results.
  45. new emotions
    20 More New Emotions, From ReadersFrom “shrediness” and “hongry” to “fungover” and “blooby.”
  46. new emotions
    That Feeling When Your Fight-or-Flight Response Has No FightThere’s a vague sense of humiliation that accompanies an instinctual retreat from a perceived danger.
  47. new emotions
    That Feeling When a Minor Problem Seems Like the End of the WorldI knew I wasn’t facing a tragedy, but my feelings disagreed.
  48. new emotions
    That Feeling When You Share Your Deepest Secrets With a StrangerThere’s an unfettered closeness that comes from spending an intimate night with someone while knowing that you won’t see that person again.
  49. new emotions
    That Feeling When You’re Haunted by Online EmbarrassmentsChagrinternet is the lingering feeling of minor humiliation endemic to participating in social life online.
  50. new emotions
    That Feeling When You Bond With Someone Over Feeling the Same PainIt’s not Schadenfreude (damage plus joy). Instead, it’s Freundeschaden (friend plus damage).
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