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Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

I am one of those people who will be unlikely to finish writing this paragraph without checking my Twitter account, staring out the window blankly, …

Mindfulness

One in four watching porn are women: Smartphones and 50 Shades of Grey said to be fuelling rise in popularity

More young women than ever are watching pornography, a survey has revealed.<p>Almost one in four users logging onto the world's biggest porn site are …

The narcissist test: Are you too self-obsessed?

Don’t worry if you show signs of narcissism. It may sound vain and egotistical, but a little self-love can go a long way<p>Narcissists are an unpopular bunch, typically associated with the brash egomaniacs on reality TV or pouting selfie-fanatics. But we shouldn’t be too quick to flinch from …

'Sexual consent contracts’ are now a thing. Would you sign?

'Consent kits', complete with contracts, are being distributed to students at US universities with the intention of ensuring that both parties have agreed to sex. Olivia Goldhill reports<p>When "sexual consent contracts" are being offered to young people as a serious option, you know something has …

A Stanford psychology experiment that went very wrong hints at something really disturbing about humans at their core

The Stanford Prison Experiment/IFC Films/YouTube<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment is a new film based on a 1971 study of the same name, designed and led …

Why screams are scary (hint: It's not because they're loud)

You know it when you hear it -- the blood-curdling peal, the hair-raising shriek -- but for years scientists have not fully understood what makes a scream a scream, says one team of researchers who believe they have figured out the secret ingredient.<p>"Everyone screams and everybody has an intuition …