It’s not a myth: women really are at a disadvantage when it comes to shedding pounds
Health & Science
Good health is still determined more by personal choices than insurance, hospitals and procedures
Learning outside of the classroom is most effective when you have a “cognitive apprenticeship” with a skilled superior
Last week, the Sher Fertility Institute selected three couples out of 45 who had submitted personal, emotionally wrenching videos in order to win a free IVF cycle. For one judge, choosing her favorites felt like “playing God”
Children — and adults — are terrible at evaluating their own abilities, a crucial requirement for getting better at anything
The burden of bad sanitation in developing countries falls disproportionately on women
Researchers have begun to pinpoint brain differences in people who are sexually attracted to prepubescent children
Romney’s stimulus bashing doesn’t square with a green garbage-can maker’s success
Mental illness was the cause of her suicide, as it is with all suicides, which is why any effort to point fingers is so misguided
Creating deep cognitive reserves protects you from brain degeneration
Over the weekend, a Texas father beat to death a man he allegedly caught molesting his 4-year-old daughter. Should he stand trial?
It’s all too easy for us to accept humans eating other humans. What does that say about us?
Do people with depression or other psychological problems have any moral obligation to forgo bearing children in order to avoid passing on their “bad” genes?