Just because using 'science' to arrange marriages will entertain a TV audience, doesn't make it ethical.
What gives horror-themed computer games their kick, and why do so many of us like it?
Happiness might seem like a worthy goal but it will invariably be disrupted by unwelcome negative feelings. Far better to seek contentment, which can serve as a foundation for both joy and pleasure.
The morality of which animals we can and can't eat doesn't stand up to scrutiny.
Pixar's new film, Inside Out, shows that chasing happiness along won't necessarily bring well-being, which is a view backed by the latest psychological research.
In some ways, it's spot-on. In others, not so much.
The more committed you are to reaching your goal, the more likely you will project it onto others.
Watching cute cat videos and looking at their online pictures may not be a waste of time. A new study has found doing so could boost energy levels and increase feelings of happiness.
On Human Experiments – behavioural research is now big online, and you're likely to be part of it whether you know it or not.
Psychology can't be used to diagnose and treat unemployment.
The emotional injuries from trauma can be as disabling as the physical injuries. But in the US only a handful of trauma centers employ licensed psychologists to look after patients and and families.
As social media slices and dices us into profile view rankings, numbers of likes and retweets, and follower engagement data, we constantly reflect on and recalibrate our digital selves.
What we see in online dating is not always what we get.
Research on distance runners reveals evidence of a large sex difference in competitiveness.
How an evolutionary psychologist sees our obsession with being thin.
How do those who watch low-brow television shows rationalize their behavior? We found out.
Not everyone has the same reaction to trauma, or recovers in the same way, or in a set time frame.
Why hasn’t the American Psychological Association prohibited members from participating in interrogations? And what are future psychologists learning about military medical ethics?
New research suggests that there is a link between the grudges we bear and our memories of the events in question
Biological and psychological factors are implicated in anorexia. If it was just about media, why are many more people obese?