Cultures around the world fear unrequited love. One strategy to avoid the pain of rejection might be to spread your love around—but does that work?
At birth, human infants have the highest percentage of body fat of any species. Here’s why.
A veteran scholar contemplates the origins of the peculiarly human phenomenon of suicide.
Since the colonial era, straight hair has been an exclusive symbol of beauty in Dominican culture. That's beginning to change.
A study of cross-cultural attitudes toward mortality can help young people accept death as a part of life.
As the number of sufferers continues to rise, some researchers are moving in new directions to figure out how culture and lifestyle shape disease outcomes.