Why Do I Cry When I’m Angry?
Psychologists weigh in from the forefront of a surprisingly mysterious field.
Dogs Grieve When Other Dogs Die, Study Suggests
Eighty-six percent of dog owners reported negative responses in their surviving dog after the death of a canine companion, reports a new study.
What We Don't Want to Know
Do you want to know what you’ll get for Christmas? A movie spoiler? When you’ll die? The study of deliberate ignorance reveals the topics people want to remain in the dark about.
Why People on TikTok Want You to ‘Feel Your Feelings’
Is what you think about an emotion or what you feel about it more "real"? By asking, TikTok users are taking part in a longstanding philosophical and scientific debate.
The Persisting Mysteries of Tears
There are countless folk beliefs about crying, but the science behind shedding tears is still surprisingly blurry.
Crying on the Clock Is the Best WFH Perk
The release from workplace behavior expectations was essential this year, when many of us needed room to cry over a sad car commercial (or whatever).
Women are Having More Anxious and Angry Dreams Than Men in the Pandemic, Study Says
We're all also dreaming about death a lot more.
What it Feels Like to Get No Enjoyment From Music
“I've missed out on friendships and social situations because of it.”
Emojis That Don’t Exist but Should
If we all had a bong, we’d all get along.
How Can We Be More In Touch With Our Feels, James Blake Fans?
“I dunno man. If you need to have a cry, have a cry. It’s cathartic.”
'Don't Be an Asshole,' Today's Comic by Tara Booth
Tara constantly has to remind herself not to be an ass.
'Cute Aggression' Is the Desire to Crush Adorable Things
A portion of people have it, and researchers think they might know why.