Other people influence how we vote, what jobs we apply for, which gadgets we buy – so of course they influence how we get around the city.
Harnessing adolescents’ readiness to help can be good for them and their communities.
Teens get a bad rap as selfish, dangerous risk-takers. But neuroscience and psychology research is revising that image: Adolescents are primed to help those around them, with positive benefits for all.
‘I’m not perfect – and I know you aren’t, either.’
If you're having issues with your partner, one of you might need a nice dose of humility.
Real love has more nuance than a candy heart’s message.
Even when everything's going great in your relationship, you likely harbor some ambivalence toward your partner deep down. Psychology research suggests it's not just OK, but normal.
Our brain processes the fear of regret in the same way as actual regret, making us reluctant to make changes in life.
There’s a high degree of overlap between experiencing happiness and meaning.
Don't pursue happiness as a goal, instead make sure what you do from day to day provides a sense of meaning in life.
A new study suggests that MDMA could be a useful therapeutic tool.
Your cold, hard list is no match for hot emotions.
A cold, logical list of attributes sought in a partner is cast aside by the hot emotions that come up in real life. A psychology researcher explains how this 'hot-cold empathy gap' works in dating.
It’s worth focusing on the dealmakers not just dealbreakers.
It might be human nature to undervalue what's chugging along doing fine while imagining there's a mythical 'best' partner out there somewhere. A psychology researcher has advice.
Unconscious biases can trigger aggressive behaviour and lead to miscarriages of justice.
Microdosers take such small quantities of psychedelic substances that there are no noticeable effects.
Popular accounts of the effects of microdosing don't quite match the experience of long-term microdosers, according to this new research.
The delivery riders consider that the correction of possible errors is part of their missions, even if they are not remunerated for these additional tasks.
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The tensions between platforms and their workers can be better understood by studying the mutual expectations of both parties.
New clinical trial shows vaping is an effective way to quit smoking.
Setting achievable goals can help you manage anxiety and work towards the end-of-year results you want.
Research tells us goal setting is important, but not all goals are created equal. Here are five things to consider when setting goals for your final year in school.
Psychology research suggests a new tool for your ‘disagreement toolbox.’
Research suggests people intuitively draw a distinction between what is known and what is believed. Recognizing the difference can help in ideological disagreements.
Genes aren't destiny, but you don't need epigenetics to make the case.
The term “at-risk” is frequently used to describe students from challenging circumstances. Some educators are working to change that.
Using the term 'at-risk' to describe students from challenging circumstances often creates more problems than it solves, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
Research suggests tidying really can make you happier, but it comes with a warning.
Building resilience is not the way to tackle burnout.
Disorganisation and clutter have a cumulative effect on our brains, which like order.
Clutter can make us feel stressed, anxious and depressed. It can also impact our ability to process information and connect with people. Here's why.