First responders are usually resilient.
First responders are hugely resilient – but here's what to do when the memories become too much.
The treacherous toilet.
Public 'restroom' is a euphemism of the highest order.
What was that supposed to mean?
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These innocuous-on-the-surface comments and actions take a psychological toll on marginalized groups. Here's why they're a part of campus debates on race.
The way we use social media looks suspiciously like a bubble, with overheated investment in likes, upvotes and retweets in things that have no value.
Does listening to certain songs help us slip into the ether?
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Composer Max Richter – with his epic, eight-hour-long piece Sleep – aims to be an auditory sandman.
Narcissism is the current favoured scapegoat for our interpersonal and social ills.
Narcissism is the current favoured scapegoat for our interpersonal and social ills. But guess what? We are all infected – especially you!
We go to great lengths to avoid the mental conflict between our desire not to harm animals and our love of sausages.
People don’t want refugees for the same reason they reject climate change.
Most evidence shows that climate change is caused by humans and immigration is good for the economy. So why do many of us reject these notions anyway?
The therapeutic relationship can be as important as the type of therapy. In this photo, occupational therapist Carly Rogers (second from left) talks to military veterans at the surf therapy program she founded, in Manhattan Beach, California.
While evidence suggests that the therapeutic relationship is a critical part of psychotherapy, the impact of the relationship often isn't studied in clinical trials for trauma survivors with PTSD.
Behavioral research shows that federal employees are more likely to click on an email if it’s sent at lunchtime.
A one-year-old White House team is trying to transform policymaking through a better understanding of how and why people act as they do.
I’m not feeling a strong commitment to wed.
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It's less important how you feel about your relationship today than how you feel about it over time. Which of four commitment categories do you fit into?
Who’s the most commanding of them all?
Research shows that the clothes you wear not only affect how others see you but also how you see yourself and who you are on a biological level.
Did you hear that?
Rob and Stephanie Levy
Ghost hunters love to record and parse EVP – electronic voice phenomena – they say are messages from spirits. But perceptual psychology has scientific reasons for why what they're hearing isn't from the other side.
Isolated, crumbling, and full of twists and turns.
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The best haunted houses push buttons in our brains that evolved long before houses even existed.
It can be tempting to lecture or punish kids for a disappointing end-of-year school report – but a recent study shows that’s likely to backfire in later years.
Right now, teachers across Australia are busy writing up end-of-year report cards for nearly 4 million school students. But what should you do if your child brings home a report you're not happy with?
Australians are less likely to see a person with an anxiety disorder as warranting professional help.
Australians have come a long way in understanding depression. Most recognise the symptoms and believe in the value of professional help. But anxiety disorders have been left behind.
Researchers have noted a spike in workplace injuries and road accidents as we set the clocks forward.
How daylight savings time could be harming us.
Kardashian kin: study would suggest Kourtney is the smartest.
Being the oldest, middle or youngest child doesn't affect personality as much as we may think. But the relationship we have with our siblings can influence both cognitive and emotional development.
Birth order clearly matters, just not for personality.
Birth order offers an intuitively appealing explanation for the perplexing differences between us and our siblings. Only problem is, it's a myth.
Close, but no cigar.
Did you know Scotland were going to lose, or was it just hindsight bias?