Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
There are are some strong arguments for giving up meat, so why do so many ignore them?
Dealing with fossil fuels means working out how to deal with shared resources. While economists might argue that we tend to selfishness, psychology offers another way.
When it comes to Brexit, both the Leave and Remain camps are using psychological trickery to convince voters.
Chernobyl's liquidators have come up with some intriguing ways of dealing with what they've gone through – without directly confronting painful memories.
Smartphones, tablets and computers are increasingly expanding the availability of health services. This means we can access help anonymous at a time and place that suits us.
Are you a rigid librarian or an eccentric poet? How you see yourself may enhance your creative performance.
Research regularly shows when people try to do two things at once, they tend to do both tasks more poorly than if they'd only attempted one at a time.
In Meyerism, the fictional cult in Hulu's new TV series "The Path," a psychologist sees similarities to real-life cults.
A new journal article has proposed that women changing their surname acts as a signal of fidelity to their husbands.
The new TV show You're Back in the Room would have us believe a powerful hypnotist can make us do whatever he says. This is inconsistent with over 200 years of evidence from the science of hypnosis.
Could the future of pain relief be all about virtual reality games and clinics designed to promote certain sounds and colours?
Pretty much all of our perception is an illusion, whether we’re walking down the street or attempting to decode the latest card trick.
According to the science of selfies, they seem to tap into some deep psychological desires.
Family members share both genetics and environment to a greater extent than people in general. And this has implications for counterterrorism approaches.
People lose their memory in many different ways. A neuropsychologist explains the lingo.
When it comes to forming relationships it turns out opposites certainly don't attract, that love is blind and we tend to love our neighbours.
Magic plumbs the same questions philosophers have been asking for millennia.
It is a 'modern epidemic' – but when does healthy self-confidence become a dangerous case of me, me, me?
Hans J. Eysenck's views on genes and intelligence were considered controversial at the time. But do recent studies vindicate the man?