A critical sideswipe into the world of scientific controversy with a focus on the murky waters of the science of the mind.
Most teaching textbooks aren't evidence-based according to a new report, so where should teachers go to keep their skills up to date?
A report from the National Council on Teacher Quality has found teacher-training textbooks aren't based in evidence.
Researchers tested police on major misconceptions about the psychology of policing
The psychologist who fundamentally changed how teachers talk to children warns her message has been lost in translation.
The ability to delay gratification is vital for a successful life, and research suggests it is a skill that can be cultivated.
An experiment from the 1920s explains why cliffhangers are so compelling and starting a task is often the most important part.
Richard Feynman's method for understanding science can also be used for detecting pseudoscience.
Researchers assessed what makes someone likely to believe collections of randomly mixed buzzwords were "profound."
The researcher behind the famed Dunning-Kruger Effect has found expertise can lead us to claim impossible knowledge.
A sociologist has launched a blistering attack on his own field, but the problem he addresses is something that affects us all.
Running to music that is in sync with your pace can make you run faster, for longer, and now, there's an app for that.
The second most-watched TED Talk of all time has been debunked.
Does dropping a few brain-related words into an argument cause people to lose the capacity for critical thought?
Dr. Tesia Marshik who is an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse walks us through the extensive evidence that learning styles don't exist, before looking at why the belief is...
While many people believe sugar makes kids hyperactive, this theory has long been debunked by research. However researchers are only just beginning to understand the complex relationship between glucose and...
What false belief is held by 93% of British teachers?
Many people, including a majority of school teachers, harbor important false beliefs about the brain. Are you one of them?
An in-depth look at the fine line between bad writing and "bullshitting" in psychology.
Much of what we were taught in school about how to learn has been shown to be comparatively ineffective, so what actually works?
We've known for a very long time that our body language influences others. What we're only now beginning to understand is how our body language alters the way we ourselves perceive the world.