Some can't wait to hit the ground running while others would rather endure a root canal. Certain characteristics help explain who is in which group.
Ninety percent of psychology studies come from countries representing less than 15 percent of the world's population. Researchers are realizing that universalizing those findings might not make sense.
The way you and your partner use humour can shape your relationship, and even break it up.
Changes proposed in a new counter-terrorism bill would make the line between pre-criminal and criminal actions ever more uncertain.
It matters whether you feel like your boss cares about you.
Could you treat depression, anxiety and other disorders by training people to be better at dealing with uncertainty? Scientists are trying to find out.
Knowing what your attachment style is can help you navigate life's ups and downs a bit better.
Perfectionists have a higher chance of developing bulimia nervosa. Rather than treating symptoms of binge eating and vomiting, therapists should address this underlying personality trait.
Bullies have traditionally been viewed as having low IQ and social problems, but this often isn't the case.
After 9/11, academic investigation seemed to seek out trauma rather than signs of resilience.
An algorithm named AICAN has been 'taught' the entire canon of Western art history – and now produces, titles and sells works of its own.
Current rules about who meets the eligibility criteria for autism support services are patchy and inconsistent, meaning those with the greatest need don't necessarily have the greatest access.
Visiting a haunted house or watching a horror movie can be terrifying and enjoyable at the same time. A sociologist explains the psychological benefits of being safely scared.
Some viewers will object to the reality TV format of How 'Mad' Are You, but the show achieves its aim of breaking down stigma.
Hiding feelings can cause distress in children too.
A recent study found that half of patients who had therapy to help them cope with painful memories had a relapse four years later. So, is there a way to erase unwanted memories for good?
Bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder – how useful are mental health labels?
People who are more open-minded seem to be less bothered about closure.
There's a good reason to seek out a hug. Research shows having a hug can help you deal better with any disagreements or arguments you encounter in life.
Villanelle may be a psychopath, but she doesn't represent most psychopaths.