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Altruists Have More Sex

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

So singles who are tired of Tinder may want to opt for a different strategy. Volunteering at the local food pantry won't only make you feel good; it may be an excellent way to meet a mate.

Why Netflix Is Actually Good For Your Relationship, According To Science | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living

By Anthea Levi It’s no relationship secret that having friends in common can improve a couple’s bond. But what if your social circles don’t over...

White Racism May Hurt the Health of Both Whites and Blacks

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Greater Good Science Center

By Yasmin Anwar Living in unabashedly racist communities can shorten the lives of both blacks and whites, according to new research published in Psy...

How Self-Compassion Can Help You Through a Breakup

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.06.2016 | Divorce
Greater Good Science Center

By Wendy Paris During the past fifteen years, we've seen a great deal of research about happiness, strengths, and virtues. We've all heard how cultiv...

How Self-Compassion Can Help Teens De-stress

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.06.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Jessica Morey In a 2014 national survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, 31 percent of adolescents aged 13 to 17 said that the...

Foreign students in love with Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 08.22.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

You can meet them on the streets of the city more and more frequently. Young people talking in Swedish, English, and other foreign languages. It is ea...

College Town Guide to Fayetteville, Arkansas

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Sarah Cory of University of Arkansas Top Places to Eat, Drink, and Explore Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas and can be found d...

Simple Tips for Sustainable Travel

College Tourist | Posted 08.01.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By Alexandria Polanosky of Ohio University Be kind to the Earth we're all exploring. Being able to travel as a student is a wonderful privilege and ...

Alcohol Is Even Deadlier Than You Think, Scientist Reminds Us

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living

An opinion piece published in the scientific journal Addiction in July gathers evidence to argue that alcohol is a direct cause of cancer in several a...

In Search Of The Best College Essay Topic Ever

Sara Harberson | Posted 07.21.2016 | Education
Sara Harberson

If I could declare July, "National College Essay Topic Month," I would. Right now, there are millions of rising high school seniors wondering what they should write their college essay about. It's a nerve-wracking time for them, and it shows.

Study Confirms 'Mario Kart' Really Does Make You A Better Driver

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.19.2016 | Science

Banana peels and flying turtle shells may not be realistic hazards on the road, but it turns out playing the video game “Mario Kart” really does p...

5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Lauren Galley | Posted 07.14.2016 | College
Lauren Galley

1. Time Is Money College is basically high school on steroids when it comes to managing your time. The first thing you should do after being accepted ...

A Simple Way to Foster Kindness in Kids

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.14.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By Jenn Director Knudsen According to a new study, we can encourage kids to be generous by reminding them of their past kindnesses. Ebenezer Scr...

The Status of Women in Leadership Positions, According to an AAUW Study

Women’s iLab | Posted 07.07.2016 | Women
Women’s iLab

A recent study by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, tackles the gender leadership gap: why it's important, why the gap exists, what strategies have successfully narrowed it, and what can be done moving forward.

Scientists Just Validated Your Instagram Obsession

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel

Documenting life with a camera can be a conflicting experience. On one hand, photographs make incredible mementos. On the other hand, there’s someth...

5 Brain-Based Study Tactics

Jennifer Lachs | Posted 07.01.2016 | College
Jennifer Lachs

It's crunch time, and you're facing a pile of textbooks and notes with a sinking, familiar feeling: In order to ace a test on all this information, yo...

How Music Bonds Us Together

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Jill Suttie At GGSC's recent awe conference, Melanie DeMore led the audience in a group sing as part of the day's activities. Judging from participan...

How To Grow From Your Regrets

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Sometimes, regret is a deadweight that we carry through life, slowing us down and making our shoulders ache. But other times, it turns into a kind of fuel; it propels rather than hinders, motivates rather than distracts.

Disney Princesses May Impact Gender Stereotypes For Girls (But Not Boys), Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.22.2016 | Parents

A new study suggests that Disney Princesses and the messages they promote may influence gender-stereotypical behavior for young girls. Brigham Young ...

Painting Horizons

RitaMarie Cimini | Posted 06.09.2016 | Arts
RitaMarie Cimini

I find myself exhausted by the political swirl and the constant need to do everything faster. I find respite in meditation, in nature and in art.

Top Tips for Work-Life Harmony

Carlie Maree | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Carlie Maree

The thing I get asked most often is -- how do you do it? Being a single mum who goes to uni and runs a business, people always want to know -- how is it that I can juggle it all and not lose my marbles.

Welcome to Everyone

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

As a child I hated not being allowed into the segregated library in my hometown. But I am honored and grateful that today the Marlboro County Public Library -- the Marian Wright Edelman Library in Bennettsville, SC -- provides a panoply of early childhood and adult literacy programs.

John Oliver's New Video Will Give You Cancer... Or Maybe Cure It

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.09.2016 | Comedy

Science isn't bullshit, "but there is a lot of bullshit currently masquerading as science," John Oliver explained Sunday on HBO's "Last Week Tonight."...

College Scorecard: What Grade Does Your Degree Get?

Pauline Paquin | Posted 05.06.2016 | Education
Pauline Paquin

I went to business school out of inertia. Because it's what you do when you have a bachelors degree. in economics. Because it was the least I could do for my parents, who were already disappointed enough that I didn't become a lawyer or a doctor.

Groomsmen Actually Pay More Than Bridesmaids for Wedding Duties, Survey Finds

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.05.2016 | Weddings

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist The cost of weddings just keeps going up -- for everyone. On average, couples spent $32,641 in 2015 for their specia...