Popular concerns about technology use and alleged addiction don't hold up to scholarly scrutiny.
Studies in psychology cannot be replicated in the same way as in other fields. But technology could change that.
Where you come down on the latest internet hullabaloo depends on how your brain fills in gaps in the sounds you hear.
It's time to stop the witch hunt on intuition.
A podcast on intuition: from how it works in the body, to how to harness it, and the story of two scientists who followed a hunch – about quantum biology.
Everybody wants more self-control, but it's proven difficult to beef up through training. New research suggests that what your social group does might be key to enhancing your own self-control skills.
When it comes to death, children's imagination can sometimes be scarier than reality.
Working out in a dilapidated gym can yield more benefits than working out in a fancy gym. But it depends on your preferences.
Why do some people reject scientifically accepted ideas? A psychotherapist points to black-and-white thinking as part of the explanation.
To give the best chance for science to have an impact, we need to present our arguments to the public in the most convincing ways we have available. Applied psychology can help.
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.