The Hotly Contested Science Behind the ‘Hot Hand’

Researchers have studied athletes’ hot streaks for decades. But is this a real phenomenon, or just in our heads?

Is Drunk You the Real You?

Editor’s Note: This article was first published on March 9, 2017. Sometimes, the “good” version of you — the one that successfully holds down a job, keeps…

The Coke-Fueled History of Talk Therapy

In retrospect, the ‘talking cure’ sounds like something a sketchy guy would pitch to you in a public bathroom, but somehow we’re all mentally healthier from it