MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Roni Jacobson

  1. good/better/best
    Teach Yourself to Have a Better Sense of DirectionAdvice for anyone who’s always getting lost.
  2. living with
    My Life Watching My Own Dementia Set InI notice how many more words I forget, and the speed at which I’m forgetting them.
  3. living with
    My Life With a Colostomy Bag and a Hole in My Stomach“It was really bizarre to see — you look down and there’s a bit of your intestine poking out.”
  4. science of us
    The Grief Counselor Helping People Mourn Their Pets“Because animals are thought to be replaceable, people say, ‘Well, you can solve this problem. Just go get another one.’”
  5. science of us
    The Invisible Emotional Burden of Caring for a Sick PetA new study found that being a caregiver for an animal can take a serious mental, social, and financial toll.
  6. The Challenge of Healing Animals Who Suffer From PTSDFor humans who suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder, talk therapy can be a key part of recovery. For other species, that’s not an option.
  7. Pandas Have a Romantic Type, TooMaybe they wouldn’t be so bad at sex in captivity if we were better matchmakers.
  8. Test Yourself: Psychologists Created a Quiz to Define Your Sense of HumorThere are four options.
  9. Apparently Elizabeth Warren Published an Editorial in a Top Medical JournalIn it, she argued in favor of open sharing of clinical-trial data.
  10. atypical
    What It’s Like When Your Wife Becomes Your HusbandMany straight men don’t stay through a partner’s transition. But for the ones who do, it can spark an identity crisis.
  11. Can Bondage Play Reduce Anxiety?If you ask enthusiasts — and, increasingly, scientists — the answer is yes.
  12. How to Be a Smarter Emoticon UserLearn how to put your best :) forward.