A new book describes what we lose when we text instead of talk—and how we can re-learn the art of conversation.
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Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. The reason why might lie with the idea of “hygge.”
Two new studies defy conventional wisdom by finding that social media is exposing people to different ideas, not isolating them.
New research finds that the number of heart disease deaths in a county can be predicted by analyzing the language its residents use on Twitter.
Two new books look at how the Internet is affecting teens—and what adults can do to help foster a healthy online life for kids.
As we age, we tend to shed family and friends—which can hurt our mental and physical health. How can we design communities for seniors that…
Three new studies paint a surprisingly complicated picture of the role of mobile devices in our social lives—and suggest steps we can take…
Which is more important: your spouse or your Facebook friends? A social psychologist says we need both, for weak ties can make us…