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?
A veteran scholar contemplates the origins of the peculiarly human phenomenon of suicide.
The evolution of empathy may have conferred both the advantage of mercy and the tradeoffs of killing.
Much attention has focused on the apparent violence in humanity’s distant past. But evidence of kindness and care is much more widespread.
A study of cross-cultural attitudes toward mortality can help young people accept death as a part of life.
As an increasingly complex picture of schizophrenia emerges, researchers are recognizing that a more individualized and humane approach is needed to better understand and treat the condition.