It's less about making more friends and more about changing the way we see the world.
England's out of the World Cup, but the UK can at least enjoy the weather... can't it?
A new study shows that writing about positive experiences for 20 minutes a day can reduce stress and anxiety.
Why do some people love roller coasters while others hate them?
New tools to help people use their smartphones in less detrimental ways are a good start, but could be even better at protecting users' well-being.
When sports coaches use psychological techniques and ideas that are based on shaky evidence, everyone loses.
Under the right circumstances, most people will act in ways that are opposed to their own morals.
The looming prospect of a long stay in the cave has increased fears for the boys' mental health.
Children lying is rarely cause for concern and actually means your child is developmentally normal.
This is the real reason you believe in superstitions.
Your beliefs about free will can have a powerful effect on how you behave.
It's a psychological quirk that when something becomes rarer, people may spot it in more places than ever. What is the 'concept creep' that lets context change how we categorize the world around us?
Five questions about World Cup fandom, answered by psychology.
An unfairness in how Australia’s mental health care is delivered can be seen in our data. The areas with the most need aren't getting the right amount of funding, or services.
Childhood adversity is linked to social and mental health problems later in life. New research suggests brains that aren't as good at recognizing rewards and responding to change may be to blame.
You might think you've made your day more efficient – but it can actually affect what you accomplish during your unstructured time.
Things and experiences that once seemed so enjoyable usually grow dull over time, something known as hedonic adaptation. Chopsticks offer one way to get some of that pleasure back.
A podcast on twins, including why stereotypes about their relationship are so damaging, and why they are so useful to scientists.
Cannabis users seeking treatment in the UK is rising, especially among women and older smokers. But treatment services are sorely lacking.
To compensate for unmet social needs, people project lifelike qualities onto objects to feel connected. But this doesn’t fully meet people’s needs, so they collect more and more objects.