New research finds the brains of lonely people respond more negatively to social stimuli I was feeling lonely one recent weekend. I craved company, but friends and family all seemed to be on vacation busy.
Nearly 10 years ago, photographer and animal shelter volunteer Traer Scott‘s career took off after she published Shelter Dogs, a heartbreakingly moving series of black-and-white portraits capturing the
Often, you’ll hear people say that you should “trust your instincts” when making decisions. But are first instincts always the best? Psychological research has shown many times that no, they are often
The Amazing Acro-Cats is a traveling circus whose fourteen feline members leap, climb, and roll at least some of the times they are asked to. To get it out of the way: yes, cats can be trained. That is
As Pope Francis arrives in the U.S.—to speak before Congress, visit Ground Zero, and address the U.N.—his inner circle talks to Paul Elie about why he is so different, so compelling, and so beloved. Two
How Nobel Peace Prize–winning activist Malala Yousafzai is channeling her inspiring life story into a targeted mission. After Pope Francis finishes his opening remarks at the UN General Assembly, the attention