Research suggests you can make accurate judgments about a person’s age, health and height just from hearing them speak. We put the theory to the test
Psychologists have shown for the first time that horses are able to distinguish between positive and negative human facial expressions
The appointment of Sir Philip Hampton perpetuates the myth that women don’t make good business leaders – and is a huge lost opportunity
A study by Johns Hopkins University has found that producing written words relies on different subregions of the cortex
Life satisfaction plummets between the ages of 45 and 59, according to a new survey. But there is a bright side: just learn to love the dad-dancing, plentiful body hair and low expectations
University of Michigan report suggests women who watch movies such as High Fidelity and Love Actually are more accepting of aggressive male behaviour
So what if he’s 16 and new to photography? To criticise Brooklyn Beckham’s new Burberry Brit gig smacks of snobbery – and misunderstands the power of having 5.9 million Instagram followers
Companies including Penguin and Ernst & Young have announced that a degree is no longer a requirement for job applicants. It’s about time, says Tessa Cooper
Most Britons think government should help pay for upkeep of churches as part of UK history and heritage, survey finds
PJ apologists claim nightwear at the school gate is quicker, more comfy and not so different to clothing seen on the catwalk. But not getting dressed before you leave the house is still a remark of disrespect
The average man spent 1012 hours online in 2012, while women spent 741 hours - what are you surfing for boys ?
With technology moving so quickly it is so inspiring to sit back and take a look at the ground breaking work that was undertaken in 2012.
Last night, an HBO drama took place in my head.
So which one are you ?
Transport for London approves creation of protected cycle routes across the capital despite warnings of traffic gridlock
Breastfeeding classes, midwife visits and peer support are increasingly being scaled backed or stopped, threatening health and wellbeing of new familes
A new report shows how the ‘scarcity mindset’ affects those living in poverty – they focus on the short term, internalise negative images and have feelings of failure
Our new favourite Tumblr.
This cute info-graphic provides fun facts on baby names, predicts trends on baby names derived from major world events (like Hurricane Sandy), and the longest celebrity baby name. (Any guesses on who that baby belongs to?)
Sometime ago I was offered an opportunity to go to Afghanistan for work. With the financial crisis in full swing, and riots breaking out in London, I really didn’t see any reason not to.
Civil-rights activist who made headlines last year after her white heritage was exposed says the book will be about people ‘caught between boundary lines of race or culture or ethnicity’
The actor sneers at child sex abuse victims and says free speech is being stifled. But he is part of the 1% who enjoy a platform – it’s ordinary people who struggle to be heard
American Library Association’s annual list of frequently challenged books places Bible alongside transgender picture book and erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey