Everyone thinks that too much praise can turn children into entitled monsters but the science isn’t nearly that simple
Farming the apocalypse
When my life came crashing down I took shelter on my farm, surviving with 11th-century tools like the sickle and scythe
I went to Kenya to report on the lives of women living in poverty and I was given back the running I thought I’d lost
Escape from the matrix
The fear of missing out haunts our social networks and our real lives alike. But there is a way to break free
Our anaesthetic times
Nobody wants to go back in time, but did we lose our sense of sympathy when we lost the shared experience of pain?
The lunar phases influence all sorts of creatures from corals to eagle owls. Does the moon tug on human behaviour too?
A fine balance
Vertigo knocked me out of whack. Now, when people talk of finding equilibrium, I want to hit them with my walking stick
When soldiers kill in war, the secret shame and guilt they bring back home can destroy them
Bipolar disorder can rage through life like a hurricane. So why does the US healthcare system leave us to cope alone?