The mating habits of these tiny, colorful fish may be revealing something broader about the animal kingdom, and perhaps even our own desires.
The death of a close friend is a much overlooked bereavement.
Virtual reality can allow teachers and students to explore coral reefs or the inside of cells without leaving the classroom.
Older people may be vulnerable to the physiological effects of anger, but not sadness.
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.
People with borderline personality disorder are often treated as if they have a personality flaw, rather than mental health issues stemming from trauma. It's time we changed its name.
Can the brain’s conscious mechanisms exert a significant influence on the body’s autonomic functions? New research suggests yes – with possible implications for mental health.
From the biggest 'wicked' problems on down, finding solutions to challenges depends on working together collaboratively. Students think they're good at this, but they aren't. Here's what could help.
Are you an extrovert or an introvert? From personality to emotional maturity, individual differences matter when it comes to happiness.
We often spend time thinking about how we can change ourselves rather than rejoicing in what makes us truly unique.
Why is it that some 'fake news' gets us remembering things that are not true? It depends on how our memory works, and there are ways we can avoid being duped.
A psychologist unexpectedly realized that Obama's memoir 'Becoming' mirrors the life stages she's identified in a group of women she's been tracking since 1970.
Rising evidence shows that many psychology studies don't stand up to added scrutiny. The problem has many scientists worried – but it could also encourage them to up their game.
Would you rather lose your sense of touch or your vision? Here are the pros and cons of each, according to science.
If you're in a competitive environment, be wary of people looking you directly in the eyes.
Lawyers and jurors need to know what causes people to behave the way they do.
Do your Instagram viewing habits trigger joy or guilt? New research shows that viewing body positive content may actually improve women's body image – at least in the short term.
Running can be addictive. Here's how to beat that addiction.
If you believe a conspiracy theory about a specific minority group, you are more likely to have negative views about other, unrelated groups too.
A psychologist explains why we should accept that we will never live in the Anthropocene.