It’s pretty common to see face-like patterns in objects – but this quirk can give us insights into human psychology and evolution.
Educating mock jurors about what kinds of statements are appropriate − or not − led to more critical assessments of forensic testimony and improved the quality of their decisions.
While women in poverty are more likely to experience sexual harassment and domestic abuse than higher-income women, people assume it is less distressing for them.
Suicide in Ghana is regarded as taboo for most families.
A psychiatrist explains the many ways anxiety can hinder, color or compel creativity.
The Welsh government wants to make residential roads safer and quieter but not everybody agrees with dropping the speed limit from 30mph to 20mph.
A shower, a swim, a warm bath: there are a number of common pee triggers. So how much of our need to pee comes down to psychology?
Humility doesn’t get the fanfare of virtues like courage, compassion or generosity. But without humility, those other virtues won’t get much traction in the quest to live a good life.
Readers with depression initially wanted the ‘instant gratification of being fixed’ from self-help books. That didn’t happen, but they did benefit from the right books at the right times.
The characteristics that make an athlete successful can also lead to their downfall.
The iPhone already has an accelerometer, gyroscope, light meter, microphone, camera and GPS. Why does Apple now want you to tell it how you’re feeling?
People who lack modesty and have few negative emotions are more likely to back violent actions for a cause.
State-sponsored disappearance plays into the most primal of human fears – to vanish without a trace. The modern era started with Chile’s US-backed coup on September 11 1973
Gender plays a major role in how mourning is done by the Akan ethnic group of Ghana
Billy McFarland went to prison for fraud offences connected to the first Fyre Festival in 2017.
New features on Apple iOS 17 aim to give users insights into their mental health, but they may also shape how people see themselves.
The idea of gently tweaking our behaviour still makes political sense.
Dad jokes can help make you a better parent. But that’s only one reason why dad jokes work.
Combining psychotherapy with medication can lead to more immediate and enduring results by boosting the brain’s neuroplasticity.
How counsellors learn to be good listeners.