We feel less shame in our personal lives than ever, which is a good thing. But we do still need our leaders to be bound by it.
Worried about an uncertain future? A psychologist offers tips to overcome the stress.
We are in a battle for our minds. And it isn't clear we will win.
Dealing successfully with rudeness can help people develop resilience and confidence.
Brain functions integrate and compress multiple components of an experience, including sight and smell – which simply can't be handled in the way computers sense, process and store data.
The benefits of being 'mentally tough' are many. Why let just those who are lucky to be naturally resilient benefit, when it can be taught to everyone?
Greta Thunberg has received a lot of abuse for her campaign to provoke global action on climate change.
We all like to think of ourselves as heroes. But according to science, the vast majority of us wouldn't be prepared to rebel against totalitarian rulers.
This quiz will measure your 'locus of control' – a psychological term referring to the extent you believe you have control over the outcomes of your decisions.
Addiction has multiple causes and just chalking it up to someone's personality probably isn't very helpful in dealing with it.
Superheroes may be able to regenerate and fly through walls, but their supernatural qualities differ from those of spiritual beings that attract religious devotion.
Focusing on outcomes backfires. Connect with what you love and success will take care of itself.
The Priory has begun offering treatment for shopping disorder.
There are three main scenarios that may influence whether or not you develop a phobia.
Pot taxes will change the ability of some to purchase recreational marijuana.
Young people have reason to protest today and call for action on climate change. But they risk anxiety if they feel they are not heard and nothing is done.
Freedom of choice is a pillar of Western culture. But can too much of it be a bad thing?
With the rise of internet groups for conspiracy theorists, it may feel like Americans live in a unique time. But conspiracy theories have been common for decades.
Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasizing social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.
What kind of curious are you? Scientists explore different types of curiosity and their home in the brain.