R.E.M. wasn't singing about backaches or sprained ankles.
A man's lack of friends may predict whether he will embrace toxic masculinity, while the presence or absence of a male role model early in life isn't a factor.
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From what it stands for, to how it's celebrated, here are a few fun facts about the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo.
Contrary to earlier research, a new international study finds that both liberals and conservatives respond to threats — just different ones.
Extremists and dogmatists struggle with certain kinds of cognitive processing, but they also tend to be impulsive and risk-loving.
Researchers have successfully achieved real-time communication with a sleeping person by invading their dreams in several independent experiments.
Though people believe they respect a logical, fact-based opponent, they actually have greater esteem for arguments based on experience.
You may think of the global population as a massive, exponentially-growing number of people that threaten to use up all of the world's resources, but that's not the case.
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Scientists scanned the DNA of 8,000 people to figure out how genes control facial features. Here's what they found.