We may not be attracted to movie violence as much as people think.
The language around climate change can feel overwhelming. A psychology and public policy expert breaks it down in plain English.
Even when the condition lasts a lifetime, there are behavioral treatments and prescription drugs that make it easier for people with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder to thrive.
Cleo is the latest missing child case to grip the nation. And our fascination with every twist and turn of such cases can both help and be a curse.
Wes Anderson’s new film French Dispatch features a short that explores the connection between artistic genius and mental illness.
It’s human nature to unconsciously rely on quick rules to help make spur-of-the-moment decisions. New research finds physicians use these shortcuts, too, which can be bad news for some patients.
The thoughts are often distressing and punitive. Strikingly, these concerns vaporise in the daylight, proving that the 3am thinking was completely irrational and unproductive. But why?
It’s often triggered in an instant, social media users say, by witnessing some kind of turn-off – a bad dance move, a grating laugh or an eating style.
In many conflict areas, children are especially susceptible to the effects of war. And using them as soldiers prolongs the conflict.
COVID-19 has intensified wanderlust – but also the need for mindful, ethical travel.
People tend to stick with their stated beliefs. But here’s how external forces like vaccine mandates can push people to do something they don’t want to do – and provide some face-saving cover.
Tipping the scales away from work may not be the wisest way to recalibrate your work-life balance.
Have you ever bought an item and then just not gotten around to using it because the time never felt right? New studies suggest an explanation for what researchers call nonconsumption.
There are many ways to decide what’s ‘fair’ in a given situation. Which one you prefer may depend on what kind of person you are.
There is ample research about how harmful Instagram is for teen girls, especially around body image. It turns out Facebook’s own research confirms it.
Understanding liminality and its origins can provide ways to better understand the foggy, ambiguous space we’re experiencing right now.
Politicians should take into account the psychological impact of being jobless.
You have evolved to tap into the wisdom of the crowds. But on social media your cognitive biases can lead you astray.
During COVID, many therapists took their sessions online. But others went outside with their clients, taking a leisurely stroll through a near-by park.
Some thought Dan Ariely’s faked data study might be a blow to behavioural science, but actually its exposure shows how behavioural scientists are rooting out false research.