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Gentle physical touch stimulates "cuddle nerves" that lead to beneficial changes in the brain.
While letting your negative emotions out may feel good in the moment, science suggests it might make matters worse in the long run.
Emiliana Simon-Thomas explains why power threatens our compassion—and what we can do about it.
A new study suggests that affection from dads can help children grow up to be more satisfied with their lives and accepting of themselves.
You don't have to parent alone. Children and families can benefit from a community of loving caregivers.
When you're struggling, are you a friend to yourself—or a harsh critic?
Fierce self-compassion can help us cultivate the clarity and courage to stand up to oppression.
Here are some research-based guidelines to help people overcome their vaccine hesitancy.
Different cultures value different things—and that matters for happiness.
How can we cope with loss and navigate the grieving process?
A multidisciplinary team of researchers is discovering what makes some societies more peaceful than others.
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Sherry Turkle explains how her complicated life history led to her career researching the social impact of technology.