Reality shows can be a psychological minefield for both participants and fans.
Nature is both the trigger for, and answer to, the grief that will increasingly be with us.
Psychology researchers know what kinds of behavior enhance feelings of social connection.
To build a true artificial mind, first map out how thinking works. Enter the Common Model of Cognition.
Despite decades of research, no-one has been able to identify a set of personality traits or a personality type that can predict whether someone will have problems with alcohol or other drugs.
Some reasons people oppose abortion seem to be at odds with other positions they hold. Evolutionary social science points to a surprising motivation for anti-abortion attitudes.
The pandemic has intensified wanderlust – but also the need for mindful, ethical travel.
It’s not logical to believe your relationship is “meant to be.” But believing in destined love may have evolved as a way to keep couples together long enough to reproduce and raise children.
Study after study has shown that men tend to be more willing to put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Why some men rise to the occasion – and others don’t – has been a bit trickier to pin down.
New research shows that humans don’t necessarily have unlimited wants, and that an ‘ideal life’ costs less than you might think.
Some might argue ‘moral enhancement’ medicine already exists — such as when we take medicine that alters our brain chemistry. Where do we draw a line?
The answer could lie in evolution.
Overcoming conspiracy theories isn’t just about information. A scholar of religion explains that the emotions they inspire are part of their appeal.
To achieve perceptual expertise, you may need more than smarts and hard work. Research suggests there’s a general ability that may help you succeed in jobs that depend on perceptual decisions.
Ex-pats continually reconstruct mental simulations of scenes, smells, sounds and sights from those places – sometimes causing stressful feelings and anxiety.
Don’t fear emotions such as regret, anger or worry.
Kindergartners who are relatively younger than their classroom peers are at risk for doing less well in school. A clinical psychologist explains how to reduce those problems.
Four ways to help you focus on the future for a better life.
New research verifies 50 year old theory about memory.
Ads use music, colour and emotion to stress the sustainability of what they’re selling: even when the reality isn’t as attractive.