Virginia Woolf's archive can be seen as a serious resource for research into the experience of hearing voices.
When does a healthy concern about your health tip over into illness anxiety?
Old habits die hard.
With more demand on doctors and nurses and a push for quicker consultations, clinical empathy is being dwarfed by the need for efficiency.
For over two decades, psychologists and communication scholars have been seriously studying the degree a person is able to correctly understand another’s unsaid thoughts or feelings.
Quirks of human psychology can pose problems for science communicators trying to cover controversial topics. Recognizing what cognitive science knows about how we deal with new information could help.
Some people are good at understanding the emotions of others but not at feeling them or commenting on them. So can we teach people the parts they lack?
While we need empathic skills to relate to others sometimes, too much empathy can be a bad thing.
Wittingly or not, Donald Trump may have exploited group threat to turn people's fears into votes.
The more we have to defend our choice to others, the more certain we become that we are right. So what can we do about it?
The ethics and psychology of trust suggest ways we might learn to understand self-driving cars, but also show why doing so might be more challenging than we expect.
If you want to stick to your New Year's resolutions, a behaviourist's approach might help you create and keep new, healthy habits.
If your friends undermine your decision not to drink, don't be offended. They’re probably just dealing with their own insecurity about their drinking.
Kids as young as seven have a good enough sense of logic to work out the truth and why it can be better to lie.
In light of climate change and a growing population, water authorities around the world are looking to recycled water.
If winning first division in the lotto is very unlikely, why is playing so popular?
Bucket lists can have unintended (sometimes fatal) consequences.
Humans have limited ability to understand complexity, but there are serious dangers if we oversimplify things too much.
The expensive things we buy say a lot about our identity, the way we think, and how we feel.
Psychologists have developed evidence-based interrogation methods that could be used as alternatives to torture.