research

death

Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death

A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Becky Ferreira
5.9.19
exercise

This Is Why Your Muscles Look Bigger Right After You Work Out

What exactly is "the pump" and does it mean your muscles are growing?
Christian Finn
5.2.19
Munchies

People Rate Beer More Highly If They Think It's Made by a Man, Study Says

“There’s an assumption that your woman-made craft beer, screwdriver, or roof rack just won’t be as good.”
Bettina Makalintal
4.9.19
psychedelics

When Psychedelics Make Your Last Months Alive Worth Living

“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."
Donovan Farley
4.1.19
Weed

Smoking Weed Before Sex Can Lead to Better Orgasms for Women, Study Finds

It can also improve women's sex drives and help them feel less pain during sex.
Dhvani Solani
3.25.19
grief

The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media

Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?
Lea Surugue
3.21.19
Interviews

We Talked to a Researcher About Why Women Are Attracted to DILFs

A Canadian study has researched the little-explored territory of ‘dads I’d like to fuck.’
Tiffy Thompson
3.11.19
Drugs

CBD Could Interact With Prescription Meds

Here's what we know so far about using CBD while you're taking psych meds and other drugs.
Mark Hay
2.28.19
relationships

Why New Research Says It’s OK to Stay Single (and Die Alone)

Sociologist Elyakim Kislev argues that we should embrace being single.
Tiffy Thompson
2.26.19
meat

Seeing 'Sexy Images' of Women Makes Men Hungry for Meat, Study Says

The correlation was not true for women seeing images of men.
Bettina Makalintal
1.30.19
Fighting Words

Pedophiles Can't be 'Cured,' and It's Dangerous to Suggest They Can

A recently published paper claiming pedophiles can be cured does a disservice to people who need treatment.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
1.25.19
government shutdown

The Government Shutdown Has Halted Wildlife Conservation and Research

Between the loss of revenue and the lack of staff, important wildlife conservation work done by the National Park Service has been put in jeopardy.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.11.19
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