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Alcohol Makes Smiles More “Contagious,” but Only for Men

Consuming an alcoholic beverage may make men more responsive to the smiles of others in their social group, indicating that alcohol increases their sensitivity to rewarding social behaviors. ... More>


I Talked to Strangers for a Week, and It Did Not Go Well


Observer Article

Literary Character

Literary fiction not only helps academic success but can also affect social skills and emotional intelligence, studies suggest. ... More>


The Price We Pay For Adventure

Imagine that you have an extraordinary opportunity—a once-in-a-lifetime chance to ascend Everest or sit with the Dalai Lama or rocket into outer space. This will be the peak experience of […]... More>


Warmer Parenting Makes Antisocial Toddlers More Empathetic