success

What Is It Called When You Get Depressed After You Accomplish Something Big?

The depression that follows a big success is a chemical response in your brain that’s entirely normal. We spoke to a psychiatrist and therapist about why such blues happen and what you can do about them

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?

2020 Was Their Best Year Ever. They’re Just Too Ashamed to Admit It

The pandemic has left most of the world in physical, emotional and financial ruins — but these people only thrived. They’re dying to share the news.

Why Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors Couldn’t Enjoy Their Own Greatness

Ethan Strauss’ new book ‘The Victory Machine’ challenges our most fundamental ideas of what it means to win — and how good it’s supposed to make those on top feel