Interpersonal Relationships

The Express: This just in: People can be irritating. But did you know that there are scientific reasons that we get annoyed? In “Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us” ($26, Wiley), NPR science correspondents Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman explain why everyday things can drive you into a homicidal More

“We read to know we are not alone,” wrote C.S. Lewis. But how do books make us feel we are not alone? “Obviously, you can’t hold a book’s hand, and a book isn’t going to dry your tears when you’re sad,” says University at Buffalo, SUNY psychologist Shira Gabriel. Yet More