Reality is whatever your body believes. Virtual reality knows how to hack that.
A new study looks at how to make a successful smile.
You have to be a little envious of those who have faith—they have a motivational force behind them that is near impossible to beat. What if there was a secular equivalent, wonders philosophy professor Sam Newlands.
Goal setting is a hamster wheel, says Adam Alter. If you want to channel your best work and get off the failure circuit, set systems instead.
There are three types of intelligence that are necessary for success in life, says the noted psychologist Robert Sternberg.
The study had some interesting findings for the adult children of separated parents who were civil.
In her new book, professor of psychology Lisa Feldman Barrett proposes a radical new theory of emotions.
Studies reveal the impact of strategic thinking on studying and other areas of life.
A new study questions why some people support "free speech".
A new study shows how talking to yourself may help your brain perform better.
A new study finds a connection between brain lesions and the ability of a person to consider other beliefs.
As medicine's interest in psychedelic drugs increases,will a shamanistic brew join your therapist's list of go to prescriptions?
Revenue from tattoo removal services have increased 440% over the last decade. How can we learn to live with regret?
Research shows the groups have different tastes when buying science books. For the most part.
There is an old adage, “take stock of the company you keep”. As it turns out, we are more tolerant of people who have similar negative personality traits as us.
Cognitive abilities peak at varying ages, say researchers from MIT and Harvard.
A team of researchers analyzed 1,280 suicide notes written between 2000 and 2009 to seek a new prevention strategy.
Why is it so hard to agree with some people? They are literally wired to value different things than you.
A new study explains why and how people choose to avoid information and when that strategy could be beneficial.
Researchers study the "paradox of happiness" to find out how get into "flow activities" that would make us happiest.
They have the same feelings as normal people. It’s how they make decisions that’s different.
Here's one use for all that harvested personal data that you might not object to. Algorithms and big data are no longer just for profit; they can bring us self-awareness and growth.
Reading popular science articles is a fun pastime for many people, and can help everybody understand the world of science. But is there a downside to making this information so easy to understand?
Two recent studies reveal the effects of LSD on the brain.
A new study makes a surprising finding on the intelligence of psychopaths, often portrayed as evil geniuses in popular culture.
A study analyzes the relationship between how fast people speak and how much information they actually relate.
In 1972, eight mice were placed in a utopia. Full of food, water, bedding, and space for 3000 mice. Within three years there were no survivors.