While people have wondered about déjà vu for a long time, only recently have scientists started experimentally investigating what might trigger it.
Many religions value forgiveness, but the details of their teachings differ. A psychologist of religion explains how Christian and Jewish attitudes compare.
New research finds that psychological stress has an odour - and dogs can smell it.
Human memory doesn’t work like a video camera, simply recording a scene as it happens. But researchers know how to help children recall information accurately.
A professor of counseling explains how to find therapists and support communities that can help work through these unique challenges.
At the time Australia needs it most, there is a crisis in the workforce of psychologists trained to assess and treat brain and mental health conditions.
The pandemic has presented many ethical dilemmas for which there is no one right answer. Here’s how to interact with people who may have a different view from you.
Worrying about how many people believe false ideas misses the real danger – that people are influenced by them whether they believe them or not.
A new study found that the device people used to communicate in a negotiation made a big difference in how likely they were to deceive for personal gain.
Tough feedback can shake our confidence. But there are healthy, helpful ways to process it. And yes, venting is one of them!
The findings of a new study suggest mistrust in climate science and uncritical faith in “alternative science” lead people to reject consensus science and generate alternative explanations.
Research shows underrepresented people in STEM studies thrive in learning environments that address their need to belong, feel competent and find meaning in their work.
Effects of violence and forced migration on survivors’ mental health have not been acknowledged, despite the trauma being passed down generations.
The U-shaped curve of age and happiness doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, a new study finds.
Research shows strong emotions are what drives oversharing online – but there are simple things you can do to keep your social media professional.
Students are less likely to think they can be good at both math and reading as they get closer to high school.
Car journeys combine many of the factors that make time pass so agonisingly slowly for children.
Researchers have long differed on whether growing up with a sister or brother influences who we become as adults. New research using big data aims to finally settle the argument.
Research shows hormonal contraceptives may have small but significant effects on behaviour.
A new study found the amount of sleep you had last night can even overwhelm people who have a tendency for kindness.