The US Supreme Court opens its 2022-2023 term with a case that could greatly reduce federal protection for wetlands. Here is what makes these ecosystems valuable.
Understanding why people underpredict expenses could help them budget more accurately – and even encourage them to save more money.
Paying for the stuff you want with currency is way easier than relying on chairs you made or chickens you raised.
In a new study, a single infusion of the antidepressant – along with repeated exposure to positive imagery – significantly reduced symptoms in depressed patients in a clinical trial.
Even when they offer similar listings, female hosts tend to charge less than their male counterparts.
Two scholars found that when arts nonprofits devote 35% of their budget to overhead, they fare best in terms of attendance.
A new study found that the device people used to communicate in a negotiation made a big difference in how likely they were to deceive for personal gain.
Ethereum, one of the world’s largest blockchains and host of decentralized finance, NFTs and billions of dollars’ worth of cryptocurrency, is poised to dramatically reduce its energy consumption.
A new study provides the first glimpse into what happens in children’s brains as they meditate.
The common advice to let the other person talk more might backfire if you want to make a positive first impression.
College students who are focused on career goals and personal growth – and growth for others – tend to fare better academically, new research finds.
College students hit the hay earlier and sleep longer when they’re offered a modest monetary incentive. But can a little extra cash really make good sleeping habits last?
The fall of Roe v. Wade will result in more people deciding to privately end a pregnancy, a new study finds. But how often people will turn to safe versus unsafe options remains to be seen.
Students are less likely to think they can be good at both math and reading as they get closer to high school.
An experiment conducted online with residents of Italy and the US detected similar patterns based on ideological identity.
A series of studies found that exposure to dogs leads people to make riskier financial decisions, while interactions with cats have the opposite effect.
Calls for tougher laws against assaults on teachers have been thwarted by efforts to keep kids in school.
While computer science courses can help students with learning disabilities see themselves in careers in the field, they are still underrepresented. A team of researchers explores why.
The US grows hardly any tropical fruit. So why are politicians and political commentators saying the country is at risk of devolving into a banana republic?
Many kinds of vendors use this strategy to charge the highest prices the market will bear at a particular moment for time-sensitive goods and services.