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There's plenty of psychological research to back up the idea that facing a phobia can be the best way to get over it. But all the evidence in the world doesn't necessarily make it easier to cozy up to...
In a world where news is often called fake and there's a the divide among Americans can feel like it's growing, there's arguably a need for more open-mindedness and civil discourse. That's why we need...
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Victims (and abusers) don’t always behave like one would expect.
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Model Chrissy Teigen will be the first to let you know that motherhood looks effortless on her because she, like many other rich celebrities, has a lot of hired help in the form of nurses, nutritionis...
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Alex Spourdalakis was 14 when his mother and godmother decided to kill him. The women tried to poison the boy, who had autism, with sleeping pills. When that failed, Dorothy Spourdalakis stabbed her s...
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Just an hour of lost sleep can cause cellular damage.
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WASHINGTON ― Last June, John Mattes started noticing something coursing like a virus through the Facebook page he helped administer for Bernie Sanders fans in San Diego. People with no apparent ties t...
Ever wonder what exactly happens when couples and individuals visit sex therapists? We went straight to the source and asked. Below, sex therapists from around the country answer the most common quest...
She hopes her son will one day 'see them as the love letter they are'.
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Sex makes you happy and the more sex you have the happier you are. You know it's true, but you probably didn't know why — until now. According to a new study published in the Personality and Soc...
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Good news for all you outgoing folks.
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Teaching kids sleep hygiene may be an easy way to reduce crime.
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Cultural stereotypes around names can lead to real changes in physical appearance.
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"I call it ‘trying not to blow up my life.’"
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'Sometimes the greatest intimacy is just being together in comfortable silence.'
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The conversation about diversity in Hollywood often centers on fairness. It's unfair that just over a quarter of speaking roles went to people of color in 2015's top movies ― that Asians and Latinx na...
Demi Lovato is the poster child for mental health advocacy. The "Body Say" singer has been forthright about her bipolar diagnosis and addiction for years, establishing herself as an outspoken champion...
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The mental health condition is hardly one-size-fits-all.
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You're at the office and everything is normal... Until you get up during a meeting to give a presentation and you realize you are totally naked. It's a dream many people have had in some iteration. Bu...
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That’s the conclusion of the longest-running study of human personality.
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Living with a cat during childhood does not cause mental illness later in life, a new study from University College London suggests, disputing earlier studies that caused alarm by linking cats to huma...
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Most women are all too familiar with the I-just-want-to-go-home-and-put-on-my-sweatpants feeling that comes with their periods, but for some, symptoms like cramping, bloating and mood swings can be a...
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A new study represents a major potential breakthrough in early diagnosis.
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Stress and hunger are closely linked.
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Research shows that married people live longer, healthier lives, but it may not tell the whole story.
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We're so high and mighty that we can feel entitled to commit immoral acts.
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Because it's never fun forgetting someone's name.
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Early differences in brain connectivity predict later symptoms, a new study suggests.
He wrote it after he lost his partner and sister.