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The most popular book in the late 18th century was also its most lethal.
In Iceland, single moms are raising lots of happy, healthy kids. How do they do it?
Love bites. But research suggests we can deflect Cupid’s arrows and willfully control our lustful longings.
What happens when a New York Times best-selling novelist writes an essay about her name twin? Her name twin writes back.
Animal behaviorist Dr. Danielle Lee talks to OZY about feminist biology and what rodents and humans have in common.
Travelers and tourists loved visiting insane asylums.
According to psychologists, Ben Carson’s soothing bedside manner has a real appeal to voters … until it doesn’t.
OZY’s Eugene S. Robinson wonders if we’re ashamed of the right things.
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Jennifer Mitchell is launching a clinical trial investigating whether oxytocin can help military personnel struggling with PTSD and alcohol use disorder.
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NFL teams wager millions on unpredictable draft picks. Instead of the Wonderlic, could psychological analysis better indicate the best — and worst — bets?
New York socialite Ida Wood lived as a recluse in the Herald Square Hotel amid a fortune in cash and scandalous secrets.