History holds some lessons about when scaring people to change their behavior works. Two public health experts offer a case for caution right now.
Scholars who study dangerous speech have identified common themes that can lead to violence.
Research shows the presence of dogs increases overall human well-being, which can come in handy in high-stress work environments like the White House.
Researchers find that the most devoted fans take their team's defeats personally and often blame losses on the refs or cheating. Sound familiar?
Some fans even said they would be willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, giving their own lives to save other supporters of their team.
Pointing out the benefits of white privilege has become a racial justice rallying cry, but associating 'white' with 'privilege' in the classroom can harm academic performance among students of color.
A year of social disconnections, deaths, job losses and political violence may lead some people to feel overwhelmed and sad. A psychologist suggests ways to find and sustain hope.
Leading minds in behavioural and social sciences share perspectives on changes ahead and give advice how to make it through the pandemic.
Nostalgia is a powerful emotion, but we shouldn't let it take over our lives.
When setting a new year's goals, look closely at the reasoning behind it. Is it something you want to do, or think you should? The answer can help predict the outcome.
Psychology studies suggest a variety of ways you can strengthen your bond and increase your satisfaction with your partner.
Alleviating separation anxiety is about changing the owner's behavior, too.
Our work is often so closely tied to our sense of who we are, many of us struggle to switch off on holidays. But it's never too late to hide the laptop.
The social pressure of declining rule-breaking invitations will be considerably higher this year.
Keep calm, carry on and help others. Here's what psychology says about the best way to get through a difficult Christmas.
How we perceive what's going on in the periphery can reveal a lot about our conscious minds.
As the world faces a second wave of COVID-19 lockdowns, we need new strategies to handle pandemic stress that go beyond basic self-care.
Being nostalgic about the past can lead to a sense of loss in tough times.
Contact with family and friends is as important as ever – we will just need to be more creative this year.
More than just an entertaining way to pass the time, some players have found that some video games can change how they see the world.