Why Facebook may fuel new mothers’ insecurity

Social media can lead to comparisons, which often can be depressing, a study finds. Africa Studios via www.shutterstock.cm Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, The Ohio State University You haven’t showered in a few days, and you haven’t brushed your teeth yet this...

No-one Expects the Smiling Inquisition!

Smiling has to be a good thing and, broadly speaking, it is, but Aparna Labroo and colleagues have conducted research that shows it depends on what you are expecting. Despite the somewhat infamous title line from Monty Python, the research examined the principle that...