A psychological mechanism called ‘motivated reasoning’ helps us justify the ethical burden away.
Our relationship with money is complex – but when it comes time to indulge or resist the sales, a few tricks can help your spending.
Our perception of time changes as we age.
Learning to satisfice can lead to a simpler, more content life – here’s how.
Canada ranks 30th out of 38 wealthy nations in supporting the mental health and well-being of children. The need to invest in and prioritize mental health for children and young people is urgent.
Group psychology can explain why emergency services failed to cooperate effectively in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena bombing.
Where do memories come from? And why do they provoke such strong emotions even though the moment may be long passed?
Feeling uneasy about a life choice? Cognitive dissonance could be the culprit.
Not everyone succeeds straight away and how you deal with failure can really make or break your career.
Ouija boards have been around for more than a hundred years.
No, Avril Lavigne isn’t dead – the science behind conspiracy theories.
Today’s creepy clowns are not a divergence from tradition, but a return to it.
A new study shows how teamwork, empathy and grit – all components of resilience – can be developed through group music making.
Going out of your way to get grossed out might seem like a contradiction of human nature. But it serves a strong evolutionary purpose.
Women are often considered the barometer of a relationship’s success, but research shows that it takes both people to contribute to a relationship’s satisfaction and happiness.
Do we really have ‘core memories’ that shape our personality? The science says things are a little more complicated.
We hope our work can help shape building planning and design. That could be classrooms that help us concentrate, or hospital waiting rooms that reduce our anxiety.
Losing a loved one in traumatic circumstances can lead to persistent grief that does not ease over time.
A new study from Brazil has found a link between vegetarianism and depression.
While people have wondered about déjà vu for a long time, only recently have scientists started experimentally investigating what might trigger it.