Jul 22, 2014 — An NPR poll finds that stressed-out American adults commonly feel that their appearance contributes to their anxiety. But how do teens experience stress over their appearance?
Jul 12, 2014 — On Friday, Dr. Lynn Bufka, a licensed psychologist with expertise in treating anxiety and stress, came to NPR to answer questions online about coping with stress. Here are some highlights.
Jul 10, 2014 — Haven't found your soul mate yet? You might be searching for all the wrong things. One psychologist argues that you don't need to lower your standards — just shift your priorities.
Jun 30, 2014 — Would you like to see the world more clearly? Commentator Tania Lombrozo extracts some useful life lessons from the field of psychology.
Jun 23, 2014 — Knowing how to be a good parent and actually being a good parent are two very different things. Tania Lombrozo takes a look at the science and the reality of raising children.
Jun 16, 2014 — Can thinking about how the brain works also change how we think about crime and punishment? Commentator Tania Lombrozo says new research suggests it may be so.
Jun 2, 2014 — High-profile failures to replicate classic psychology experiments have made the news. Common research practices are under attack. Commentator Tania Lombrozo suggests a way forward.
May 30, 2014 — There are songs that just make people want to get up and shake their booty. Why? Scientists say the most enticing rhythms have something missing — beats that your body can't help but fill in.
May 15, 2014 — Plenty of primates laugh, but only humans fake it. So what are we getting out of that phony chuckle? Perhaps an unfair advantage at work and in social situations, researchers say.
May 8, 2014 — Westerners tend to be more individualistic than Easterners. Did our ancestors plant these cultural differences hundreds of years ago when they chose which grains to grow?