Testosterone’s Surprising Trait: Honesty?

Testosterone is usually associated with dominance, sexual aggression, and…hairiness, but a recent study suggests a surprising trait: honesty. Researchers at the University of Bonn asked 91 men to be treated with a testosterone gel. Forty-six of them would had actual testosterone gel applied to their skin, while the other 45 would receive a completely benign gel. To avoid any subconscious biases,

Why Hypnosis Doesn’t Work for Everybody

Scientists aren’t entirely sure which parts of the brain are involved in hypnosis, but a recent experiment by the Stanford University School of Medicine is giving us our first clues. The study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, explored the differences between brains that could be hypnotized, and those that couldn’t. Using MRI technology, they discovered that people who