Final year is stressful enough – without having to run 26 miles.
New research gives weight to Noam Chomsky's idea of a universal language ability.
There are several problems with the recently released guidelines for diagnosing autism. But the fundamental issue is that we're striving for diagnosis first, and help later.
It is possible to turn a fear of death into a motivational tool.
Modern life has removed real fear as an experience for most of us. But this basic animal emotion is crucial to the human experience
People’s minds can be fooled into experiencing both pain and pain relief.
Having a newborn can be rough, whether you're a mom or a dad. New research ties men's testosterone to their postpartum depression – with some surprising upsides for their partners.
The symptoms of 'schizophrenia' are very real, but experts are looking for a better way to define them.
One First Nations community stands out in northern Ontario, for its low rates of suicide and other mental health challenges. The residents say it's all about their connection to the land.
As we struggle to avoid temptations throughout the day, we often rely on willpower and self-control to back impulses. New research suggests a different way to think about this internal battle.
The way people move can give us a heads up on their mood or intention: it's called biological motion. Technology called 'point light displays' is helping narrow down what unique movements imply.
Rational arguments and myth busting often won't help you change the mind of a conspiracy theorist. But there are other ways.
It's important to understand the nature and extent of children's exposure to violence during general elections so they can be protected.
Here's what research actually says about differences between males and females – and the question of what's innate and what's acquired.
Even short-term exposure to negative stereotypes has detrimental effects on cognitive functioning.
Some depression is caused by environmental factors, and some is biological.
Modern neuroscience doesn't support the idea that intrinsic differences between men and women are fixed and unchangeable.
There's a fierce debate about whether it's ethical for mental health professionals to diagnose politicians they haven't personally examined.
They are learning from the moment they enter the world.
In a new study, psychologists observed young children in real time figuring out how not to tell the truth.