Friends, children, romantic partners, family members – many of us exchange hugs with others on a regular basis. New research from the United States, published today in PLOS , now shows hugs can help us...

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I recently visited a local school in the Bristol area of the UK to talk about an upcoming...

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A new study suggests there is a financial cost to being kind . See what else you may...

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Confidence is one of the most highly valued traits in our society. And rightly so – we defer...

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In the news this week, we have some varying takes on social media as well as a fascinating...

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