Loneliness can creep through your bones like a disease, wash over you unexpectedly as if a stranger’s vomit, or sit in the pit of your stomach for weeks like undigested chewing gum.
Disappointment, fear and loss are as much a part of life as achievement, hope and joy. But this indeterminate state no longer seems to be socially acceptable
The economy emphasises a new generation of skills, but our vocabulary describes the set required 30 years ago
Dutch research suggests we’re making our children into narcissistic twits – yet this study isn’t about how we make them feel, but how we feel about parenting
People worldwide are debating the true hues of a royal blue dress with black lace that, to many an eye, transforms in one photograph into gold and white.
Marriages are more likely to end in divorce if the wife takes seriously ill, a U.S. study released on Wednesday found.
So much of life is about leave-taking: moving from home to college, from love to love, from city to city and from life stage to life stage.
I’m writing this after hearing an apparently innocuous and encouraging snippet of news — that a new lung cancer treatment is capable of giving sufferers a possible “extra 200 days” of life.
Most discussion about post-traumatic stress disorder so far has been about the conquering of fear, but lately more people have come to understand it as also being about moral exile
Crocodiles, just like humans, think surfing waves, playing ball and going on piggyback rides are fun, a new study suggests.
The board of a leading manufacturing company, looking to hire the leadership team, recently asked the head hunting firm to use psychometric profiling as part of the hiring process.
When the sensations of meaningful go away then the cause that once aroused them gets dropped, too; ennui floods in
Hoarding to be made non-bailable offence, detention period to be one year
Do you know why some people are “intellectually humble” from others? This is simply because they love learning so they spend time learning from other people.
There is a thin line between high-pressure policing and oppressive policing. Heavy hands leave bruised spirits, and occasionally buried bodies.
Psychologists who study this now famous U-Curve tend to point out that old people are happier because of changes in the brain
Bollywood’s inability to cast an actor from a similar ethnic or cultural group for the role of Mary Kom speaks of an issue that goes beyond cinema: race
The more you can yank yourself away from your own intimacy with yourself, the more reliable your self-awareness is likely to be
Intellectual life is ironic because really smart people often do the dumbest things precisely because they are carried away by their own brilliance.
scientists have discovered how sleep is key to learning and forming new memories. How much sleep do you get and is it enough?