Remembering past events, experiences or emotions is a big part of being human. But if dwelling on the past is distressing, here's what you can do to help.
New research suggests people from Germany, Russia, the UK and US all think their own country was the most important in World War II.
You can't be gaslighted if you don't get confused and you won't get confused if you are not misled in the first place.
There's a buzz around sustainability, but consumers still struggle to develop new habits. Here's how to change that.
On the whole, results from psychology research studies don't support a direct connection between playing violent video games and aggressive behavior.
Do children understand the lesson that if you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours? Developmental psychologists suggest they're more likely to punish bad behavior than they are to reward good deeds.
A person's political identity is wrapped up in almost everything they do. Exposure to opinions from the other side actually makes it worse.
Coming to live in Australia on your own and studying in an unfamiliar education system is extremely hard. There are ways to make it a bit easier.
Bride price practice has both social and psychological implications for the men who pay and those women for whom it is paid.
What adults with autism told us about their everyday experiences.
Dissociation occurs when a person experiences being disconnected from their memories, feelings, actions, thoughts, body and even their identity. And one in ten might be affected.
Inequality, poverty, austerity, pollution and a faster pace of life all put strains on city-dwellers – but insights from psychology could help create a more supportive urban environment.
Worrying a lot or a little has nothing to do with being brave, strong or your character.
Three classic examples of the "Mandala Effect" debunked.
In episode 2 of The Conversation's new podcast series, we look at how people reacted to the moon landing – and why some still believe it was a hoax.
Singer Bilie Eilish has spoken about her Tourette's. We need more people like her to speak out.
A decision-making process that relies on intuitive feelings rather than careful deliberation invites a host of biases that make bad decisions and disproportional consequences far more likely.
Parenting: attachment is not, and has never been, the only way.
The only consciousness you can ever be certain about is your own. But there are different types of clues that could hint at what's happening within another entity.
Research into our brain, gut and childhood memories tells us why we reach for macaroni cheese rather than salad in winter.