Scientists investigate the emotional and physical effects of sad music, in an ongoing quest to explain the "paradox of pleasurable sadness."
A political scientist suggests that the right-wing violence of recent years might be a new current in a longer history.
Four researchers found that identifying with a hate group can produce pleasurable sensations in the brain.
Here's how to figure out how long it's been since someone left their empties around, only to be dug up later.
Why do we celebrate on the 1st of January? Do financial incentives help you stick to resolutions? And other burning questions.
Three researchers investigate whether bicyclists deserve their negative reputation.
Every day, in every way, the pop psychology of Emile Coué conquered 1920s Britain.
In her new book, Wandering in Strange Lands, Morgan Jerkins takes a deeply personal look at the effects of the Great Migration.
Legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw broke new ground by showing how women of color were left out of feminist and anti-racist discourse.
Among the Murik people, mothering isn't something that comes "naturally" to women who give birth; it's a form of power.