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.
Some people respond strongly to perceived threats to their freedom and push back – others are simply more accepting of risk.
With new US COVID-19 cases topping 200,000 a day, contact tracers are overwhelmed. Here's how infected people can start tracing and notifying contacts themselves.
The word, which roughly translates to considering the needs of society above your own, has become a buzzword in Denmark.
It turns out liars and truth-tellers behave very differently when questioned.
Cognitive shortcuts help you efficiently move through a complicated world. But they come with an unwelcome side effect: Facts aren't necessarily enough to change your mind.
Novelty items, candles, pamper products and pyjamas top the list of unwanted Christmas gifts. So why not choose a better, greener option?
The level of anger and sadness in our dreams may be related to how much we suffer mentally with social isolation.
The coronavirus pandemic has been a stressful and challenging time. But staying busy can help by creating a diversion, helping us to build community and strengthening our sense of self.
Five coping strategies to boost your resilience to see you through the final phases of the pandemic.
Lying can be more than just telling a few fibs. It can also be used to communicate social status and make a person appear loyal to a particular group.
Whether in the form of a discreet titter or a full-on roar, laughter comes with many benefits for physical and mental health.
Just because someone doesn't have a calculated agenda of bullying another person, they can still, perhaps subconsciously, intend to harm them in isolated and emotional moments.
Is the distinction between insanity and religion a mere semantic quibble?