Rappler's latest stories on Maria Isabel Garcia
We wonder about many things when we are attracted to someone, and probably the list expands when we consider marriage. But are genes part of those considerations?
'Romance' in female brains generally takes on the form of language, while in male brains, it largely, so to speak, rises and falls as an 'act'
This constant roar of the river of chat within us that rises to the surface and comes out as 'small talk' seems to be one of the most striking traits that define us as humans
There is a deadline before our planet's dying trend becomes irreversible. The reversal has to begin today. What will you do?
The one thing that smartphones have taken away from us is the Stop Sign. This holiday season is the perfect time to press pause on social media and pay attention to our real lives.
Here are 5 conversational themes that could mend or fill in some gaps in your family and friend connections
What He Jiankui has done is the genetic version of the 'like' game on social media
Aside from medical prescriptions, there are 'social prescriptions' that play a significant role in healing
Books tear down the walls of what society assumed to be fixed, or at least, could largely be demolished only by political or economic policies. Books are revolutionary in themselves.
Scientists have been sniffing the trail of the science behind the smell of human emotions
Your one and only life is worth the brainwork
How would you want your work and living spaces to reflect what you love about life?
We humans invented the disciplines so we can highlight various aspects of reality for a deeper understanding. It's time to unlearn the borders we made so we can see where the disciplines connect and where they diverge.
Sign language is another language, and therefore, another rich world, another empowering culture that, like any other language, expands your mind
We are wired to fear far more than we are to be reasonable. But are we all created to be equally fearful?
Air pollution is making us dumb and it will grow worse because we are urbanizing fast
Food has taken on a flavor that is much more than the tastes it elicits
It turns out that in medicine, one key to new resurrections can be found in jumpstarting faulty, old lives
There is probably no wall that food cannot melt and break down
How many places do we really hold constant in our hearts at any time in our lifetime?
There is a deep, biological reason why we gravitate toward rural areas when we need a break from our frenzied city lives
Life and all its bits are connected. Knowing how those connections could work for your life is key to nailing your purpose.
It makes so much sense to go back to the most basic organized unit of life – the cell – if we want to treat diseases
Music is a powerful emotional glue. When played, it becomes entwined with your memories and a part of who you are.
There seems to be something about rising temperatures that contributes to the ascent of human tempers
What do love and hate really look like as they come alive in our brains? Do they occur in places that are opposing equivalents?
Studies have shown that when we train ourselves in compassion, we are able to process our own suffering and the suffering of others without shutting down
Plants do talk and maybe, if we can decode their language and listen in, we will find a way to get out of this mess of a planet that we humans got all of life into
When we consider someone our close friend, we know that it is because of deeper reasons other than the circumstances of our birth. What could it be?
We now crave for our smartphones quite closely as we need oxygen. So what is it doing to us?
How many emotions does a human being express or suppress in a lifetime? Could we even count and identify them?
Have you thought about what your place is or will be in the age of artificial intelligence?
'Life is the greatest story ever told! / You cannot, must not, write your own story to be less than that.'
How much of a role for food has science uncovered when it comes to our moods?
How much do we really want to rely on written posts if we want to have a world in which it is crucial that we understood each other?
'Thank you, Dad, from the deepest places in my heart, for launching the Apollo in me.'
How much of your childhood do you bring into your adulthood?