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Does Depression Have an Evolutionary Purpose?

Some psychologists believe suicide and depression can be strategic.

Against Willpower

Willpower is a dangerous, old idea that needs to be scrapped.

How to Be Lucky

It pays to imagine your life is on a winning streak.

Video Games Are Changing the Hero

This is what happens when we can occupy our heroes’ bodies.

Sick for Attention

Meet five Munchausen patients who went to desperate lengths to fake illness.

Catch Us If You Can

We like impostor stories because we’re afraid we’re impostors ourselves.

Feel Different: Breaking Your Cell Phone’s Hold

Unreliable rewards trap us into addictive cell phone use, but they can also get us out.

There Are No True Rebels

We follow others no matter how hard we try.

How to Choose Wisely

From Yelping to dating, there’s a better way.

Beyond Sexual Orientation

Sexual fluidity is a challenge to both traditional and alternative sexual narratives.