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Very unattractive people earn significantly more money, according to a new study

There was a positive association between attractiveness and earnings, except for the really ugly people.

You could sleep better if you’re nice to your work colleagues — or worse if you aren’t

People can stress over their work behaviour, causing insomnia.

Freud’s interpretation of why we dream may be wrong — here’s what’s really going on

Dreams aren't just hallucinatory episodes that explore the strangest corners and cobwebs of our minds. They help us process emotions — among other things.

There’s a better way to get smartphone notifications that makes people less stressed — and it doesn’t require eliminating them all

Batching notifications into sets that people receive three times a day made them happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.

How to lose weight if you’re addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Thompson, a cognitive scientist who struggled for years with her weight, advocates a radical approach to eating that goes against popular food wisdom.

Gossiping can make us look bad — but it may have evolved to help us bond with each other

Something called 'spontaneous trait transference' can happen.