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Social Experiences Affect Our Genes and Health

Prevailing wisdom suggests that our genes remain largely fixed over time. But, an emerging field of research is beginning to prove this intuition wrong. ... More>

Comfort or Food? This Harlow Love Song Has the Answer

Comfort and contact, or food? That's the dilemma faced by a baby monkey puppet in this remake of "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz which explains Harry Harlow's famous "wire mother, cloth mother" experiments from the 1950s and 1960s. ... More>

Are you lonesome tonight? If the answer’s yes, you might sleep badly

Research: Pain meds can affect emotional distress

Understanding the Biological Basis of Behavior

John T. Cacioppo’s research looks at the connections between the social and neural mechanisms underlying human behavior. He investigates how societal influences and personal relationships affect cognition and emotions. As […]... More>