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Science Of Us

  1. new emotions
    20 More New Emotions, From ReadersFrom “shrediness” and “hongry” to “fungover” and “blooby.”
  2. new emotions
    That Feeling When Your Fight-or-Flight Response Has No FightThere’s a vague sense of humiliation that accompanies an instinctual retreat from a perceived danger.
  3. new emotions
    That Feeling When a Minor Problem Seems Like the End of the WorldI knew I wasn’t facing a tragedy, but my feelings disagreed.
  4. new emotions
    That Feeling When You Share Your Deepest Secrets With a StrangerThere’s an unfettered closeness that comes from spending an intimate night with someone while knowing that you won’t see that person again.
  5. new emotions
    That Feeling When You’re Haunted by Online EmbarrassmentsChagrinternet is the lingering feeling of minor humiliation endemic to participating in social life online.
  6. new emotions
    That Feeling When You Bond With Someone Over Feeling the Same PainIt’s not Schadenfreude (damage plus joy). Instead, it’s Freundeschaden (friend plus damage).
  7. new emotions
    That Feeling When Humiliation From Years Ago Hits You All Over AgainYou lie in bed, your mind blissfully empty, when suddenly you are awash with rembarrassment — the feeling of eyes on you from 20 years ago.
  8. new emotions
    That Feeling When You’re Nostalgic for a Time You’d Never Want to ReliveThe general miasma of happy days is rich, but thinking about times of sorrow is what’s really stirring.
  9. new emotions
    That Feeling When It’s 3 a.m. and Your Demons Start TalkingNocturnal admissions are the insidious feelings of self-recrimination that take over your brain in states of middle-of-the-night semi-consciousness.
  10. new emotions
    That Feeling When Another Woman Hypes You UpVeiled in compliments is the same message over and over again: Keep going.
  11. science of us
    How Long Should a Nap Be?Ten minutes? Thirty? An hour? Help.
  12. that feeling when
    Introducing 78 New EmotionsA scientific theory that suggests we have infinite emotions, so long as we can name them — and so we did, asking writers to identify new ways to feel.
  13. that feeling when
    If You Can Say It, You Can Feel ItSome scientists believe we have infinite emotions, so long as we can name them.
  14. science of us
    Why Can’t I Commit to a Hobby?I’ve tried knitting, crochet, tarot, and watercolors. Why can’t I make anything stick?
  15. it’s complicated
    I Got Cheated On, So I Moved Away and Found a ReboundIt didn’t last, but that’s what was perfect about it.
  16. testing testing
    Mommy Can’t Talk Right Now — She’s Dopamine FastingI tried the Silicon Valley trend and came up with a better idea.
  17. science of us
    Why Am I Always Tired? 7 Reasons You’re SleepyExhaustion comes in many forms.
  18. science of us
    Is Living Longer Always Worth It?A new study says intermittent fasting could lengthen your life, but at what cost?
  19. science of us
    What to Do When Stress Gives You HivesA dermatologist tells us what to do when stress makes you red and itchy.
  20. it’s complicated
    My Husband Left Me on the Side of the RoadIt was the first time we’d laughed in months.
  21. it’s complicated
    My Husband’s Pop Star Ex Looks Just Like MeHaving a doppelganger was weird at first, but then she became one of my closest friends.
  22. science of us
    Lettuce Betrays Us Yet AgainThe latest in a string of E. coli outbreaks tied to romaine.
  23. terrible bosses
    What Makes Some People Such Bad Bosses?We, the employed, are impossible to satisfy.
  24. it’s complicated
    I Traveled 4,000 Miles to Break Up With My Boyfriend in PersonI was afraid seeing each other again would make breaking up more painful, but it actually made it easier.
  25. science of us
    ‘Virginity Testing’ Is a Dangerous ShamT.I. recently said he has his daughter’s hymen checked annually. It’s a practice that’s shockingly widespread — even though experts say it’s abusive.
  26. science of us
    How Do I Make Plans Without ‘Getting a Drink’?It’s hard to make friends as an adult — especially if you don’t drink.
  27. science of us
    What Does It Mean to Be ‘Cali Sober’?Why some women are replacing alcohol with weed.
  28. swellness
    The Secret to Inner Peace Is Ted Danson“Come meditate with Ted Danson.”
  29. science of us
    Teen Suicide Is Now a Public Health CrisisThe suicide rate jumped 56 percent over the past ten years.
  30. self
    Peloton Is Spinning Faster Than EverThe company may have unwittingly created a fitness cult, but their business model is a little more complicated.
  31. swellness
    Can Being Vigorously Rubbed With a Blunt Tool Help With Pain?Trying gua sha.
  32. health
    It’s Time to Get Your Flu ShotPublic-health officials are advising Americans to get the shot ASAP.
  33. swellness
    I Measured My Heart-Rate Variability. Why?The ups and downs of quantifying emotional stress with a bracelet.
  34. science of us
    What Do We Really Know About Pedophiles?There are 45 million images of child sex abuse circulating online. What do we know about the people who share them?
  35. science of us
    A Book That Helped Me Accept SadnessLife is hard, expectations are manageable.
  36. swellness
    Why Are Fish-Oil Pills Supposedly Good For Me?Talking with an Omega-3s expert.
  37. swellness
    I Will Blast Myself With Cold Water If It Helps Me Enjoy LifeIt’s also apparently good for headaches.
  38. science of us
    The Woman Who Convinced Me That Bad Things Are Actually GoodShe’s a twice-divorced Buddhist nun.
  39. swellness
    If This Dietary Staple Is So Healthy, Why Can’t I Remember Anything About It?It’s a type of fiber.
  40. health
    California Governor Has Signed the Vaccine Bill That Jessica Biel OpposedIn June, the actress came under fire for lobbying against SB 276, which tightens the medical exemption process for vaccinations.
  41. science of us
    This Could Revolutionize Prenatal CareThe neglected placenta gets its scientific due.
  42. science of us
    One of Life’s Great InjusticesReconsidering my own closing fertility window.
  43. science of us
    Are My Hormones Me?I want a baby. Or do my hormones want a baby?
  44. climate change
    Let Yourself Feel How Bad This IsThe case for climate grief.
  45. wellness
    How to Be SoberIf you’re looking to stay sober, first: Shut up.
  46. science of us
    Why Do I Resist Meditating?Is it a loneliness thing?
  47. it’s complicated
    Insecurity Drove Me Into a RelationshipI was desperate to break my cycle of three-month flings.
  48. science of us
    What It’s Like to Be Stalked by Your ProfessorAn interview with Donna Freitas, author of the book “Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention.”
  49. science of us
    What’s the Most Memorable Thing a Therapist Ever Told You?“You should read The Da Vinci Code.”
  50. always shopping
    17 CBD Products That Actually WorkFrom a bath bomb to an eye balm.
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