The appeal of the Olympics is that they decide who can claim the title of best in the world. They also, less gloriously, decide who can claim the title of second best in the world.
A sample of articles on social contact and well-being and health, motives and cultural variations in behavior, placebos and movies, lifespan learning and workplace implications, prenatal hormones and gendered behavior, children’s reputation management, and social emotions.
In late June, over 15,000 vaccinated people packed in to watch the Foo Fighters reopen Madison Square Garden. When the band brought the comedian Dave Chappelle onstage to sing the Radiohead song “Creep,” the audience