The need for authenticity, living in accordance with our sense of self, emotions, and values, may be so fundamental that we actually feel immoral and impure when we violate our true sense of self, new research suggests The sense of impurity, in turn, may lead us to act in cleansing or charitable ways as a… Read more

What causes mothers and adult children to part ways? Iowa Stae University researchers wanted to find out. Results of their study suggest violations of societal norms, such as substance abuse, don’t cause the rift, but rather differences in core values. Lead author Megan Gilligan, assistant professor of human development and family studies at Iowa State… Read more