Alain de Botton has provided a valuable service: giving reading prescriptions for a "shelf-help" approach to everyday problems
September 10, 2012 | By Megan Gambino
Forget about senior moments. The great news is that researchers are discovering some surprising advantages of aging
July 2012 | By Helen Fields
Bull elephants have a reputation as loners. But research shows that males are surprisingly sociable—until it's time to fight
November 2010 | By Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell
The late-night talk show host discusses how America's changing demographics will affect what makes people laugh
August 2010 | By Lorenza Muñoz
Can scientists build a machine that learns as it goes and plays well with others?
July 2009 | By Abigail Tucker
Why the pursuit of happiness naturally includes melancholy
June 05, 2008 | By Megan Gambino
Did Winslow Homer have a broken heart?
May 2008 | By Amanda Bensen
Darwin believed expressions of emotion reveal the unity of humans and their continuity with animals
June 1998 | By John P. Wiley, Jr.