After 9/11, academic investigation seemed to seek out trauma rather than signs of resilience.
An algorithm named AICAN has been 'taught' the entire canon of Western art history – and now produces, titles and sells works of its own.
Current rules about who meets the eligibility criteria for autism support services are patchy and inconsistent, meaning those with the greatest need don't necessarily have the greatest access.
Visiting a haunted house or watching a horror movie can be terrifying and enjoyable at the same time. A sociologist explains the psychological benefits of being safely scared.
Some viewers will object to the reality TV format of How 'Mad' Are You, but the show achieves its aim of breaking down stigma.
Hiding feelings can cause distress in children too.
A recent study found that half of patients who had therapy to help them cope with painful memories had a relapse four years later. So, is there a way to erase unwanted memories for good?
Bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder – how useful are mental health labels?
People who are more open-minded seem to be less bothered about closure.
There's a good reason to seek out a hug. Research shows having a hug can help you deal better with any disagreements or arguments you encounter in life.
Villanelle may be a psychopath, but she doesn't represent most psychopaths.
One year after the Oct. 1 shooting massacre in Las Vegas, a team of scholars from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers insights into how to best help those affected by the violence.
To know the real promise of psychedelic substances like LSD, mushrooms and MDMA, researchers must embrace the principles and practise of 'open science.'
Famously feminized by the Nazis – and later used in prison cells to limit aggression in inmates – the color pink toes a shaky line between social psychology and gender stereotyping.
'I don't believe in God, I believe in science,' atheists often argue. But that doesn't mean their thinking is evidence-based.
Some people can will themselves to death. Here are the five stages.
It's important to make genuine room for children in discussions about death, ritual planning and meaning-making.
Two neural systems record traumatic memories, meaning they can be remembered in both conscious and unconscious ways.
Some of the most popular online videos are of people whispering, turning book pages or gently tapping computer keys. What is going on? A researcher explains the quest for 'brain tingles.'
The 'illumination hypothesis' – suggests that criminals like enough light to ply their trade, but not so much as to increase their chance of apprehension.