Are pretty blue and gold stripes more important than being a bold little swimmer?
Few can resist an assessment that promises to reveal your hidden, true self. But new research suggests that people mistakenly believe difficult to answer questions offer deep insights.
Despite the claims of online dating services, there is little scientific evidence that using self-reported data for matchmaking can lead to long-term compatibility.
The after effects of brain injury can turn lives upside down.
Our study showed that the majority of employees chose to continue attending work despite suffering repeated abuse at work.
How we see the world depends on certain aspects of our personality.
And if you like someone based on their Facebook page, you’re likely to like them in the real world.
Just about everyone wants medical care, but some want it a lot more. We discovered a personality trait that explains why it's hard to improve health care outcomes and costs.
Eight studies have found that when people were shown ID-style photos of people they'd never met, they were often able to correctly select the person's first name.
When researchers looked at how people's music choices and professions lined up, the results were intriguing.
Facebook has banned insurance firm Admiral from using its data but research suggests it could predict if you're a risk taker.
The idea that we make rational choices is the basis for how businesses and governments make their plans. But psychologists have been asking some awkward questions.
A team of music psychologists have come up with a new way of classifying music that streaming platforms such as Spotify may find very useful.
Are you moody? Prone to distraction? Cellphones may act as a high-tech pacifier.
It is generally thought that science helps good ideas triumph over bad. But one old and oft-refuted idea that questions why we are who we are, and do what we do, refuses to die.
When seeing or hearing something poignant, many get the chills. But about one-third of the population doesn't feel this sensation.
Emoticons reveal subtle clues about your personality – but how do others interpret them?
Are you an extrovert or an introvert? The answer's just a tick away.
Poo-analysis tests conducted by the Soviet leader may not have been as crazy as they sound.
Researchers want your canine's DNA to help unravel the connections between genes and behavior – for dogs and human beings.