psychology

Are you worrying about the wrong things? Researchers explain why we need to stop stressing about rare events, and focus our attention on more commonplace risks. Read More...

Many people spend time and energy trying to escape from unpleasant thoughts and feelings, but could they have a useful purpose? Read more...

There’s an assessment tool that promises to reveal more about your personality than you already know. Lots of us have used it. But is it accurate? Read More...

Is there a benefit to understanding our darker side? Read More...

Are we narcissistic because of how popular Twitter is? Or is Twitter popular because of how narcissistic we are? Read More...

We’ve been taught that the seven deadly sins are flat out bad for us. But one neuroscientist says: everything in moderation. Read More...

You’ve been a part of a randomized trial, whether you know it our not. We take a look at how they shape our world. Read More...

Sometimes when you do something is as important as what you do. We talk with author Dan Pink about how we can time things just right. Read More...

Those wistful memories from long, long ago might actually help you build a better future. Read More...

A bunch of brains

Think you know your friends and colleagues? Think again. University of Chicago Professor Nicholas Epley looks at the science behind why we misunderstand everyone. Read More...

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