MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Stephanie Bucklin

  1. science of us
    The Psychology of Giving Human Names to Your StuffWhy it’s common to have a nickname for a car or a laptop, but not, say, a toaster or toilet.
  2. science of us
    Why It’s So Hard to Remember What Day It Is During a Short WorkweekHow close is Saturday?
  3. what's that about?
    The Pill Causing Weight Gain Is the Myth That Won’t Go AwayWhy so many still believe birth control is to blame for those extra pounds.
  4. The Pill Causing Weight Gain Is the Myth That Won’t Go AwayWhy so many still believe birth control is to blame for those extra pounds.
  5. what's that about
    How a Napping Subway Commuter’s Brain Knows When It’s Their StopAnd how you can teach yourself, if you can’t do this already.
  6. what's that about?
    Adult-Onset Allergies Are, Unfortunately, a Real ThingWelcome to the miserable, sniffly club.
  7. An Odd Disorder Convinced This Man That All Strangers Were His Crush in DisguisePeople with Fregoli syndrome believe that new faces are familiar ones playing a trick.
  8. How a Vegan Diet Affects Your Body’s Ability to Heal ItselfThe science on diet and injury recovery is still pretty murky.
  9. Why Humans (and Other Large Animals) Shrink When They Live on IslandsAnd rodents get bigger.
  10. Just by Looking at a Photo, Plastic Surgeons Know Exactly How Old You AreA new study argues that the skill can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of cosmetic procedures.
  11. This Subconscious Strategy Influences How You Choose Your Work FriendsA new study examines which colleagues we lean on during workplace conflicts.