Pets Unstressing Passengers, or PUP, is a service that provides passengers at 20 major U.S. airports the opportunity to interact with trained therapy dogs.
A lunch-time meditation club at a North Philadelphia elementary school encourages third- and fourth-graders to take part in mindfulness exercises.
Many menus are meticulously designed not to inform the customer but to influence him/her to spend more money. The secret is psychology.
Researchers at two universities are confirming what many of us probably already believed about stress -- it's highly, highly contagious.
A new Cornell/UCSF joint-study reveals that seeing positive posts in your Facebook feed leads to using positive words in status updates.
When it comes to overall well-being, a new survey reports that regardless of whether it's public or private, elite or obscure, the type of institution isn't nearly as important as certain other factors, such as engaging professors.
Happify provides a range of tools that use positive psychology techniques to help participants improve on qualities commonly associated with happiness, such as resilience and compassion.
The current issue of American Psychologist challenges scientists to focus on a largely unexamined area of study.
A pilot study involving teenage girls at three UK schools found that those who took a six-lesson course on body image had "significant effects" on their self-esteem.
Never mind the fact that watches aren't as popular as they used to be: The Tikker has already blown past its Kickstarter crowdfunding goal. Writer John Kruzel thinks it might have something to do with the appeal of YOLO.
A recently published study confirms that the way in which you frame a refusal can help determine how successful you'll be with your personal goals.
Five guidelines for navigating the Internet from the great 19th-century liberal individualist.
There is no ironclad guarantee that signing up to hurtle your body at 500+ mph several miles above the ground will result in safe passage to your destination.
Irrational tendencies mark human existence. Some can be of service to you, such as the phenomenon of honoring what economists call “sunk costs.”
Recent studies suggest that Americans might be the worst research subjects on the planet. As one writer put it recently, "researchers had been doing the equivalent of studying penguins while believing that they were learning insights applicable to all birds.”