Human Nature Archive
18 June 2013, 07:01 PM ET
Social behavior is contagious.
18 June 2013, 03:02 PM ET
Students may soon be able to voice their confusion privately in class by interacting with their professor's smart glasses.
18 June 2013, 02:33 PM ET
Many psychological factors explain the summer blockbuster as a cultural phenomenon.
18 June 2013, 07:44 AM ET
The newly discovered language, called Light Warlpiri, is spoken by about 600 people in northern Australia.
18 June 2013, 06:20 AM ET
Giving employees paid time off when they're sick is the best way to keep influenza, or the flu, from spreading throughout the office, new research shows.
18 June 2013, 06:16 AM ET
Millennial professional women just don’t think the sacrifices required to work as top executives are worth it.
17 June 2013, 05:32 PM ET
Kids may use little sounds and air puffs as stand-ins for grammatical words.
17 June 2013, 02:03 PM ET
People attribute minds to robots and corpses put in harm's way.
17 June 2013, 07:12 AM ET
Heroes and psychopaths may be more similar than you'd expect.
16 June 2013, 09:09 AM ET
The cause of menopause. A new body part? Remote-controlled cockroaches! Science brought us so super-cool stories this week. Check these out.
15 June 2013, 09:51 AM ET
Tiny, traveling lobsters, a new type of star and the smallest known galaxy are just the start of our photo finds this week. Check these out.
15 June 2013, 07:17 AM ET
Workers hoping to become full time entrepreneurs spend their night running their e-commerce sites.
15 June 2013, 07:16 AM ET
There's one type of online ad that consumers don't actually mind. They do spark concerns about privacy, however.
14 June 2013, 05:06 PM ET
Angry faces are now more common on Lego figures than in the past.
14 June 2013, 04:11 PM ET
A powerful computer program allows scientists to map shifts in regional accents.
14 June 2013, 01:45 PM ET
From roughhousing to a laid-back approach, here are 6 ways that dads are better than moms at parenting.
14 June 2013, 10:54 AM ET
Is a father's parenting important?
14 June 2013, 08:11 AM ET
Stigmas exist for mothers and fathers alike if they don’t conform to so-called "traditional" norms.
14 June 2013, 08:08 AM ET
Activity-based working moves away from employee offices and cubicles and fosters teamwork by putting everyone in one big room.
13 June 2013, 05:18 PM ET
This Father's Day, learn why dads matter.
13 June 2013, 05:04 PM ET
Unbearable psychological pain and hopelessness, not impulsivity, were the main motivators for people attempting suicide.
13 June 2013, 05:00 PM ET
A new study suggests that human women evolved to go through menopause because men have consistently preferred younger women as mates.
13 June 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Unlike introverts, extroverts associate feel-good chemicals with their environments, new research suggests.
13 June 2013, 12:46 PM ET
Can people train themselves to be better multitaskers? Experts say it's unlikely.
13 June 2013, 12:25 PM ET
Paranoia is a continuum.