Cover Photo: Kandukuru Nagarjun via Flickr
Kandukuru Nagarjun via Flickr

Why Do Our Faces Turn Bright Red at the Exact Moment We Wish We Could Disappear?

The paradox of blushing.

Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness


The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals,

That was weird. I know that was weird. I’m sorry that was so weird.

I'm a senior editor at The Cut, where I cover health and psychology. I'm also the author of the new book Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness