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Take Care of Your Brainand Your Friendships

Take Care of Your Brainand Your Friendships

Fighting back emotion, Tony Dorsett, the former Dallas Cowboys running back, told ESPN last fall: Its painful, man, for my daughters to say theyre scared of meits painful.

January 7, 2014 — Ingrid Wickelgren
The Psychology of Giving Thanks

The Psychology of Giving Thanks

As we all sit down tonight to feast on turkey and pumpkin pie, many of us will be going around the table giving thanks for our everyday sources of gratitude, like friendships, relationships, and good health.

November 28, 2013 — Melanie Tannenbaum
Even Lions Like To Cuddle

Even Lions Like To Cuddle

Lion snuggles look adorable, but they betray evidence of the often violent life that lions lead. Cuddling may help to reinforce friendships that become necessary to protect a lion's territory from intruders.

September 10, 2013 — Jason G. Goldman
How Identity Evolves in the Age of Genetic Imperialism

How Identity Evolves in the Age of Genetic Imperialism

From designer babies to women whose genitals smell like peaches, 2014 graced us with a taste of the hope, hype and superficiality of business as usual in Silicon Valley.

March 13, 2015 — Eleonore Pauwels and Jim Dratwa

Accurate Self-Beliefs Strengthen Relationships

How well do we know ourselves? The intuition that you are your own best judge is strong, yet flawed. The prevailing wisdom in social psychology today is that we are incorrigible self-enhancers.

August 9, 2013 — Sandra Upson