Unconscious biases can trigger aggressive behaviour and lead to miscarriages of justice.
Popular accounts of the effects of microdosing don't quite match the experience of long-term microdosers, according to this new research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Decades of psychological research suggests humans are rather irrational. But a new approach, borrowing an idea from artificial intelligence, challenges this notion.
Studies show a weak relationship between tip amounts and quality of service. But the color gold seems to have a way of making diners feel wealthier – and more generous.
Recalling happy moments could make teenagers more resilient.
If you develop an awareness of how you feel you are more likely to be able to change negative thinking patterns.
A new theory of language suggests that people understand words by unconsciously simulating what they describe. Repeated exposure – and the simulation that comes with it – makes it easier to act.
Edgar Allen Poe, Sigmund Freud and cognitive scientists have all wrestled with the human tendency to behave in ways that are irrational and self-defeating.
Do we really need to wear an embarrassing, backless gown in hospital?
There's good evidence to suggest a midlife crisis exists, though it's hard to define what the midlife is. And perhaps crises that occur during midlife might equally have occurred before or after.
Memories are an important part of our identity and we increasingly entrust them to the cloud – with potentially serious consequences.