The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy
"It was like we could see each other's souls."
Tarn Rodgers Johns
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This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colors in Music and Paints Your Favourite Songs
Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.
Why Do Men Always Assume You're in Love with Them? An Investigation
Evolution says it helps their mating odds; psychology says they have attachment issues. I think they just aren't very humble.
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Watch These Bears Mimic Each Other’s Facial Expressions
This week in science: sharing a womb with a twin brother could affect women's behavior, humans might be able to detect the Earth's magnetic field, and these bears do something we didn’t know bears could do.
Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends
According to a 2016 study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.
Science Says Pizza Can Make You More Productive at Work
A study carried out on workers making computer chips found that pizza and compliments from the boss were the main motivators for increased productivity.
Apologising All the Time Could Be a Sign of Anxiety
The urge is often involuntary—and has little to do with actual remorse.
Your Brain Is Constantly Searching for Problems to Fix
When something becomes rare, we tend to see it in places more than ever.
Why Stalkers Behave the Way They Do
I was stalked for a decade. Here's what I learned.
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This Is The Best Kind of Disguise To Conceal Your Identity
This week in science: using brain imaging to predict who will respond to antidepressants, how your personality rubs off on your cat, and a disguise that is surprisingly effective.
Expressing Myself Through Clothing Has Helped Me Deal With Depression
But I worry that I'll become image-obsessed.
Your Parents Influence the Type of People You're Attracted To
We’re drawn to people who physically resemble our early caregivers.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD