New study reveals a water purification technology that is "millions of times more effective" than traditional commercial methods.
A new study extracts the cultural values of London, Paris, Vienna, and New York by analyzing their street names.
A new wearable energy harvesting device turns sweat into a source of energy for small devices.
Nomophobia statistics: since 2012, the fear of being without a mobile phone has grown from 77% to almost 90% among U.S. college students.
A new study finds that positive peer pressure drives people to follow social distancing guidelines: they do what their friends and family do.
Do you avoid parties, get-togethers, and other social gatherings? If so, you may have anthropophobia, also known as the fear of people. Learn more about how to treat this phobia here.
Horror entertains us most when it comes in the form of scary but not too scary movies and attractions: just enough to get our hearts beating.
A new study finds only 33% of adults would take a life extension pill, even if it were available today. About 42% said no way.
People who think they’re good at detecting fake news stories are also the most likely to fall for them
A new study shows people who are overconfident in their ability to detect fake news stories are actually the ones most likely to fall for them.
A new study finds the more frequently we recall a memory, the faster that memory fades away, as the details are replaced by the gist.
A study of rap lyrics in songs released between 1998 - 2018 found the number of references to suicide and depression more than doubled.
The economic costs of sexual harassment: a #MeToo scandal means a 1.5% loss ($450m) in company value
The economic costs of sexual harassment: a #MeToo scandal equates to an average loss of 1.5% (or $450 million) in a company's market value.
The Big Five personality traits are openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism. Learn more about them here.
A new study shows that our brain can identify people who are high in agreeableness (collaborative, generous, altruistic, and caring).
The ability to predict the sound of a violin can be a game changer for violin making, even improving on grand masters like Stradivarius.
New research shows that people low in self-esteem are much more likely to blame their personal problems on politics
A new study shows that people who score low in self-esteem are more likely to blame politics for their own personal problems.
How to accept death: a new study finds that the symptoms of grief people feel for a loved one fluctuate over time,
FoMO, or Fear of Missing Out, isn’t just a social media thing. In fact, it has more to do with loneliness and anxiety, new research shows.
A new Tyrannosaurus rex study shows that about 20,000 lived at any one time, or 2.5 billion in total over a period of 2.5 million years.
A new theory suggests that Jupiter acts as a kind of pinball machine, sending comets into orbits that bring them very close to the sun.