Dissociation occurs when a person experiences being disconnected from their memories, feelings, actions, thoughts, body and even their identity. And one in ten might be affected.
Inequality, poverty, austerity, pollution and a faster pace of life all put strains on city-dwellers – but insights from psychology could help create a more supportive urban environment.
Worrying a lot or a little has nothing to do with being brave, strong or your character.
Three classic examples of the "Mandala Effect" debunked.
In episode 2 of The Conversation's new podcast series, we look at how people reacted to the moon landing – and why some still believe it was a hoax.
Singer Bilie Eilish has spoken about her Tourette's. We need more people like her to speak out.
A decision-making process that relies on intuitive feelings rather than careful deliberation invites a host of biases that make bad decisions and disproportional consequences far more likely.
Parenting: attachment is not, and has never been, the only way.
The only consciousness you can ever be certain about is your own. But there are different types of clues that could hint at what's happening within another entity.
Research into our brain, gut and childhood memories tells us why we reach for macaroni cheese rather than salad in winter.
Researchers were surprised to learn that in 38 countries, lost wallets with higher sums of money were returned more often than those with smaller amounts.
Many psychologists claim memory is unreliable.
Conspiracy theories help sports fans make sense of unexpected events – like when a whole rugby team becomes sick before a world cup final, or the retirement of Michael Jordan from basketball.
Be careful how you choose your partner. It may affect your health.
As new rules come into force to stop damaging gender stereotypes in advertising, a psychologist assess what impact they will have.
The people who get the most out of self-tracking tend to be 'systematic thinkers' who search for meaning in patterns.
Study suggests certain psychological characteristics get you to the frontbench. But they might not make you many friends along the way.
Diving deeper into our relationship with the environment.
Parents want their children to be kind to animals, but a hug looks very different to a frightened dog.
Attributes of autism can have a hugely positive role in society.