Linguists argue that the much-maligned habit is a way of holding a listener’s attention.
You remember time as passing more slowly when you break out of your routines.
It’s called “oral allergy syndrome,” and it’s a case of regular seasonal allergies gone haywire.
This one’s from the CDC.
Time to find another hangover remedy.
The science behind a common-sense piece of advice.
Giving your mind time to wander is a key part of creativity.
Planning your downtime at specific intervals can make it easier to recharge your brain.
A new study on decision-making styles, friendship, and happiness.
The tears kept on coming even when she wasn’t sad.
Turns out we’re pretty bad at knowing what makes us look good.
Eventually, those rose-colored glasses will crack.
A new study found that people who focused on their heartbeats were better at understanding what those around them were feeling.
There’s a right way to approach a dog you don’t know: playing it cool.
In a new study, it actually made people worse at tasks that required self-control.
A new study looks at the physics of doing your business.
Figure out the single most important thing. Everything else can wait.
Everyone thinks they’re better than average at noticing things — and better at flying under the radar.
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