MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Sarah Watts

  1. motherhood
    Breastfeeding Killed My Sex DriveAt least I’m not alone.
  2. The Psychological Satisfaction of Watching Gross-out Videos on YouTubeWhy zit-popping and ingrown hairs offer that vicarious thrill.
  3. science of us
    What Separates ‘Ugly-Cute’ From Just UglyThe appeal of pugs, blobfish, and other funny-looking creatures.
  4. Extreme Sports Can Be a Spiritual ExperienceAthletes who pull off death-defying feats are in it for more than just the adrenaline.
  5. This Is the Age When Your Brain Is at Its Most RandomThe ability to break out of normal thought patterns is a key part of creativity.
  6. Your Drunk Personality Really Isn’t That Different From Your Sober SelfNew research shows that most people think they change dramatically when they drink — and that most people are also wrong.
  7. about time
    Babies Aren’t Born With a Sense of Time — Here’s How They Learn How It WorksIt’s a few steps from getting on to a regular sleep schedule to understanding what a second or a minute feels like.
  8. There’s a Right Way and a Wrong Way to Do EmpathyPutting yourself in someone else’s shoes, as opposed to just imagining how they’re feeling, can lead to higher stress and burnout.
  9. Just Like Burnout at Work, It’s Possible to Burn Out on ParentingA new study explores what plenty of parents already know.