1. 5 Science Books We Loved This YearPerfect gifts for the nerds in your life.
  2. atypical
    Ask Our ‘What It’s Like’ Interviewer AnythingShe certainly has some stories to tell.
  3. Take Our Science of Us SurveyWe want to know more about you.
  4. sleep
    It’s Time to Settle Your ‘Sleep Debt.’ Here’s How.Pay up.
  5. charts
    Smelling Something Fishy Actually Makes People More SuspiciousAnd four more clichés that mean more than you think.
  6. How Changing Your Body Can Change Your MindYour yoga teacher would call it the mind-body connection. 
  7. parenting
    Putting a Price Tag on an American Childhood: $245,340New government figures confirm: Kids are expensive.
  8. relationships
    4 Ways Technology Is Your Relationship’s Third WheelCan’t live with it. Can’t live without it.
  9. 5 Scientific Truths About the Way We LieHonest! 
  10. The Science of Us Guide to Making Friends When You’re an AdultIt’s tougher than it used to be — but it’s not impossible.
  11. How to Speed Time Up — or Slow It DownTime flies when you’re having fun, and/or doing these incredibly specific things. 
  12. Enter Our Sweepstakes, Win Some Awesome BooksIt is ever so easy.
  13. Go Ask Science of Us Staffers Jesse Singal and Melissa Dahl Anything on RedditThere will be lots of science and lots of us.
  14. You Totally Laugh at Your Own Jokes, and More Facts About LaughterThe science of the giggles.
  15. Here’s How Many People Admit to Keeping a Secret From Their Significant OtherResearch reveals insights about the secrets we keep. 
  16. 3 Weird Ways Your Plate Tricks You Into Eating MoreThe size and even color of your dish can affect your eating behavior.
  17. How a Great College Professor Changes Your LifeThe long-lasting benefits of connecting with a mentor. 
  18. Highlighting Won’t Help You Remember AnythingIt’s time you learned how to learn. 
  19. Here’s How Much of Your Own Happiness Is Under Your ControlA psychologist who studies and writes about the science of well-being explains. 
  20. This Map Explains Why Midwesterners Find New Yorkers WeirdWe’re really (at least) three countries in one.
  21. 3 Weird Reasons You Pour Yourself Way Too Much WineScience explains the heavy pour. 
  22. What Emoticons Reveal About How We See EmotionDo you look for happiness in the eyes or smile?
  23. Here’s How American Men and Women Split Up HouseworkYeah, sounds about right. 
  24. Which of These Secretly Dangerous Household Objects Is Out to Get You?Hairpins, skateboards and toilets send thousands to the ER each year. 
  25. This Chart Will Reveal How Many Men and Women Are Married by Age 30Learn how common (or not) your current matrimonial status is.
  26. This Is the Day of the Week That You Weigh the LeastEnjoy it while it lasts.
  27. How to Trick Yourself Into Eating HealthierWeird willpower science at your service.
  28. Study Forecasts Who You’ll Hook Up With After A Break-UpWho’s doing whom after a breakup, according to science.
  29. Time Yourself: When Does Silence in a Conversation Get Awkward?Your awkwardness isn’t just hurting you. It’s hurting everyone around you.