Psychology

  1. Health & Medicine

    Sleep therapy for fears

    Scared? A nap spent inhaling the proper smell might relieve those fears, a study finds.

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  2. Brain

    The upside of cheating

    Many people assume that cheaters and thieves will secretly feel shame or guilt. A new study challenges that. It finds that people who cheat without causing anyone much harm actually enjoy a little buzz afterward.

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  3. Brain

    Teen fighting may harm IQ

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  4. Brain

    Sweets on the brain

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  5. Animals

    Baboons detect bogus words

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  6. Brain

    Lip-reading babies

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  7. Animals

    An elephant’s “aha!” moment

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  8. Health & Medicine

    A recipe for happiness

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  9. Psychology

    Pain expectations

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  10. Psychology

    Worlds of self-esteem

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  11. Psychology

    Roller coaster thrills

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  12. Computing

    A classroom of the mind

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