Research shows that dreaming is not just a byproduct of sleep, but serves its own important functions in our well-being.
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A series of experiments suggest that awe causes us to have a smaller sense of self, which shapes our social networks in positive ways.
A new book argues that our brains forge emotions from lived experience. But does it go too far?
New research compares how well we can read other people’s emotions in their voices and faces.
How did gratitude evolve? Researchers are starting to trace this common human emotion all the way back to primate behavior.
Our team names the most provocative and influential findings published during this past year.