I'm the senior writer at Greatist, and I mainly cover new trends in psychology and mental health. When I'm not hanging out at Greatist HQ, I'm reading a novel, baking a batch of cookies, or buying stick-on earrings.
OP-ED: Researchers are now suggesting that all restaurants in the U.S. should be required to post calorie counts. Constant access to nutrition information has obvious benefits — but it’s also possible it could drive us all insane.
What else can ruin a first date besides bad breath? It turns out, a lot. Researchers analyzed speed-dating interviews and found that asking too many questions, speaking in monotone, and not showing enough enthusiasm predicted a lack of connection.
“Fat talk” is getting increasingly common among college-age women. But new research suggests no one wants to be around the gal that’s griping about her weight gain. How can we discuss body image issues in a positive way?
It’s not easy being green, is it? Over the last 10 years, Americans have grown increasingly vocal about the importance of urban green space, saying the natural environment is hugely important for our health and happiness.