Jada Pinkett Smith Finally Understands Men, Feels Really Bad for Them

Hot off a "scooping out her own eye" scene on a recent episode of Gotham, Jada Pinkett Smith stopped by Late Night with Seth Myers Thursday night to discuss her latest project: Magic Mike XXL. And while for many of us naked dudes are a welcome distraction, for Pinkett Smith, working with male strippers was an… »3/06/15 11:50am3/06/15 11:50am

Study: Women Are More Empathetic Toward Their Partner Than Men

In terrible, not particularly shocking news for heterosexual women worldwide, Griffith University and the University of Queensland in Australia just announced research demonstrating that women have more empathy in relationships than men. (By the way, I think we can all agree that every great scientific finding begins… »12/17/14 5:20pm12/17/14 5:20pm

Why We're So Full Of Ourselves: In Defense of Narcissistic Qualities

There's a huge difference between being a "narcissist" and being self-centered, although you wouldn't know it by how often it's used as an insult. Even so, being a little self-centered isn't just a good thing, it's necessary for our mental health. Sure, there's a line, but let's talk about where that line is, and how… »11/05/14 3:28pm11/05/14 3:28pm

Ann Romney Insists That Mittens Does So Have Empathy

This morning on Meet the Press, Ann Romney made an admirable effort to convince the American voters — you know, the folks, the ordinary guys and gals out there pinching pennies, tightening belts and opting for off-brand paper towels — that her husband and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wasn't, in fact,… »9/09/12 9:30pm9/09/12 9:30pm

Dogs Are So Sweet That They Get Upset Even When Strangers Cry

Most dog owners will tell you their dog does not like it one bit when they cry, but did you know that it also bugs the sensitive little creatures when people they don't even know are crying? Yes, that is how freaking sweet and squeezably lovable dogs are. Dr. Deborah Custance and Jennifer Mayer, psychologists at the… »6/10/12 9:45pm6/10/12 9:45pm