By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 21, 2013 04:45 PM EDT
A new study from the Pew Research Center found that more and more teens are leaving Facebook in favor of social media platforms that are "less drama."
By Matthew Mientka | May 19, 2013 03:31 PM EDT
The state is spending hundreds of millions of dollars more on mental health care, as lawmakers work with an estimated budget surplus of $12 billion.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 17, 2013 11:35 AM EDT
New research finds that most college-aged students are unhappy with mere hook-ups and feel regretful afterwards.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 10, 2013 04:24 PM EDT
While many people object to child labor and exploitation of the workforce, they also ignore their own moral standards when acting as market participants, according to a new economics study.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 22, 2013 10:26 AM EDT
A new study reveals which regions of the brain responsible for figuring out how to run a search and rescue.
By Christine Hsu | Feb 01, 2013 10:44 AM EST
A leading scientist says that the human phenomenon of emotional crying is hugely important and developed as a way for humans to communicate how they feel before the emergence of language.
By Makini Brice | Jan 29, 2013 08:26 PM EST
It may be lonely at the top, but for people who reside there, they sure are happy.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 24, 2013 09:00 PM EST
A new study revealed that people who do frequently do many things at once are actually the worst at multitasking and at concentrating on single tasks.
By Makini Brice | Jan 23, 2013 09:19 AM EST
Playwright and poet William Congreve once said that "music has charms to soothe a savage beast".
By Christine Hsu | Jan 18, 2013 02:34 PM EST
Hugging may be the ultimate antidote in reducing stress, fear and anxiety, according to a new study that found that embracing someone lowers blood pressure, boosts wellbeing and enhances memory performance.
By Makini Brice | Jan 18, 2013 01:43 PM EST
Manti Te’o and his fake girlfriend is perhaps the week’s biggest sports story.
By Makini Brice | Jan 15, 2013 12:20 PM EST
Researchers found that psychological stress during childhood changes certain genes in the brain.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 14, 2013 04:26 PM EST
A leading psychologist has warned that praising children with comments like "well done darling" could hurt their confidence.
By Makini Brice | Jan 11, 2013 04:32 PM EST
Researchers said that weight-based stigmatization was now on par with racial discrimination.
By Amber Moore | Jan 11, 2013 05:43 PM EST
Being bored at work might just give a boost to your creative side, says a new study.