Being more caring could lead to more female doctors burning out.
Research shows that being agreeable can come at a cost in terms of income and career success. But it can be used to your advantage if combined with being strategic and conscientious.
Human beings seem to be born wearing rose-colored glasses. Psychologists are interested in how this bias toward the positive works in the very young – and how it fades over time.
Do you suffer from sound rage?
In many cases, the mistreatment of TV anchors has become the story – at the expense of bigger questions about corporate ownership.
Personality tests played a central role in the recent Facebook scandal over corporate harvesting of personal data. Why are businesses so interested in them?
Cognitive psychologists know the way our minds work means we not only don't notice errors and misinformation we know are wrong, we also then remember them as true.
Social media provide shortcuts to things we yearn for, like connection and validation. Media effects scholars explain the psychological benefits we get from Facebook that make it so hard to quit.
Today's workplaces extend beyond physical spaces, so movements like #metoo must trigger change in how we behave online.
Research shows that exercise offers promise -- as an alternative to prescription opioids -- for relieving chronic pain.
Research shows therapy dogs can be beneficial for students in many ways including reducing stress and anxiety, and helping students feel more excited about participating in classroom activities.
The US is only the 18th happiest country in the world. That's the lowest ranking since reporting began in 2012. What are policymakers doing wrong?
If an alien landed on Earth, how would you decide if it had free will like us, or was a sophisticated automaton?
Anti-vaxxer movement is often portrayed as a powerful force. They are anything but.
Psychological phenomena have long been thought of as universal. But it turns out scientists may have been blinded by their own culture.
Teens' brains develop different skills along a predictable timeline. These milestones should influence the legal age boundaries for voting, buying guns and being put to death.
Eminem's Stan – how the childhood trauma of Eminem's superfan played its part in a tragic story.
An affair is generally a sign things aren't right with someone's relationship. It occurs when one person sees an alternative relationship as a better way to meet their needs than their existing one.
Despite strong evidence that human activities have altered the climate, not everyone sees the risks. New research explains why some people seem blind to the signs of climate change.
The cheerleader effect describes the phenomenon that you appear more attractive in a group than solo - and it works for men as well as women.