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?
One of the U.K.’s top dance crews is teaming up with Fitness First to offer street dance classes meant to get folks fit while busting a move. We take a look if Diversity, winner of 2009 Britain’s Got Talent, can make this alt-workout both cool and functional.