Quirks of human psychology can pose problems for science communicators trying to cover controversial topics. Recognizing what cognitive science knows about how we deal with new information could help.
Humans have limited ability to understand complexity, but there are serious dangers if we oversimplify things too much.
Subtle manipulation of virtual reality can radically change how we respond without us even realising it.
No longer dismissed as an undesirable negative trait to be avoided, humor is having a heyday among experimental psychologists.