Human Nature Archive
23 May 2013, 02:55 PM ET
From its slot-machine rewards to its ability to spur our fight-or-flight response, the Internet's structure makes it easy to use it compulsively.
23 May 2013, 12:00 PM ET
A simple test of how well people filter foreground from background motion can predict IQ.
23 May 2013, 11:28 AM ET
Gay, celibate Christians often feel caught in the middle of other Christian groups.
23 May 2013, 06:04 AM ET
Thirteen percent of Americans have taken the leap into entrepreneurship, the highest number since 1999.
22 May 2013, 06:25 AM ET
The mall also affords shoppers the ability to buy it today and wear it today.
21 May 2013, 07:01 PM ET
Men see women with high stress hormones as less attractive.
21 May 2013, 10:47 AM ET
Palm lines, or palmar creases, can reveal more than you think.
20 May 2013, 06:33 AM ET
Workers as managers to do a lot more than run the business. And, they don't show much appreciation for it, either.
19 May 2013, 06:20 AM ET
Ancient water, poop in pools and the evolution of dogs and humans are in our coolest stories. Click on to see them all.
18 May 2013, 08:25 AM ET
Frogs, monkeys, glaciers and plankton and their cool images all made our top picks this week. Check out the whole list!
18 May 2013, 06:45 AM ET
Job seekers shouldn’t be so quick to accept the first job offer that comes their way. Here's how to get more money.
18 May 2013, 06:39 AM ET
Seven months after Hurricane Sandy, businesses on the Jersey shore are continuing to recover, but they insist they will be ready for summer.
16 May 2013, 03:57 PM ET
Humans may have a surprisingly universal emotional color palette.
16 May 2013, 06:10 AM ET
How to prevent anger from ruining your career.
15 May 2013, 04:11 PM ET
How can scientists improve the replicability of results?
14 May 2013, 07:15 PM ET
If people believe their skin is darker than it is, they become less unconsciously biased toward other races.
14 May 2013, 11:08 AM ET
The destruction of an important pyramid was probably sheer negligence.
14 May 2013, 10:42 AM ET
Public support for certain gun control policies is strong, according to a new book.
13 May 2013, 01:34 PM ET
India's birthrate is only slightly higher than America's, a report shows
13 May 2013, 10:35 AM ET
P.R. Kumar answers 10 questions about science, his life and his career, and his advice is that through it all, you must be yourself.
13 May 2013, 07:50 AM ET
Some teens practice multiple risky behaviors while behind the wheel.
12 May 2013, 04:49 PM ET
Black widow cannibalism, a search for space warp hunters and the origin of all language top our favorite stories in Science this week.
11 May 2013, 12:18 PM ET
From today's declining fertility rates to the increasing money we spend on moms, here are some Mother's Day-related stats.
11 May 2013, 12:02 PM ET
A slowing ice melt, a spiral-shaped esophagus and unwanted ocean invaders are just a few of the best photos we found in Science this week. Check these out.
11 May 2013, 08:07 AM ET
Tips from mom entrepreneurs on how they manage their personal and professional responsibilities.