psychology

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...

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...

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

A choice of train tracks.

Justice isn’t always based on ethics or fairness, sometimes it’s based purely on luck. Harvard’s Fiery Cushman examines the science and psychology of morality, and how it affects our daily lives in unexpected ways. Read More...

Be good, don’t retire, and keep worrying. A decades-long study, analyzed by psychologists Leslie Martin and Howard Friedman, reveals some surprising trends about who really lives the longest. Read More...

Mahzarin Banaji

Mahzarin Banaji, Harvard psychologist and author of Blindspot: The Hidden Biases of Good People, shares research into why we all have biases, what we can do to counteract them, and why businesses want to level the playing field. Read More...

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