Don't Bother Feeling Regret, It Will Only Make You Miserable

There are countless proverbs that urge us not to feel regret—no use crying over spilled milk, etc. While feeling it may generally be considered a waste, since what's done is done, a new study published in Science found that learning to live without regret might also be the key to making sure you're not miserable when… » 4/23/12 10:25am 4/23/12 10:25am

How The Science Of Choice Can Harm Women

It's pretty much conventional wisdom at this point that Americans have too many choices. Whether it's strawberry jam or shoes on Zappos, we are just so overwhelmed with information and options that we can't think straight. This idea seems intuitively true, and is supported by certain evidence — but the rhetoric of Too… » 2/28/11 12:27pm 2/28/11 12:27pm

Shocker: Women Are Making More Family Decisions Than Men

Ladies, it's time to take up the new symbol of gender equality: the remote control. According to a new poll from the Pew Research Center, in 43 percent of couples, women make more household decisions, while men take the lead 26% of the time and the other 31% make decisions together. The Washington Post » 9/26/08 9:30am 9/26/08 9:30am