Why do you feel, think, and behave in the ways you do? Here are five frameworks psychologists use to answer those questions.
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There are 38 kinds of secrets. The average person has 13 at any given moment. Michael Slepian explains how that can affect your health.
Evolutionary psychology could explain those otherworldly feelings.
It's perhaps never been harder to resist the urge to overspend.
More than half of Americans feel anxious over their financial situation.
To what extent will our psychological vulnerabilities shape our interactions with emerging technologies?
“Uitwaaien” is a popular activity around Amsterdam—one believed to have important psychological benefits.
A new 20-year analysis of over 14,000 psychology studies finds that a study's media coverage is negatively linked to its replicability.
These psychological principles can unlock your resiliency.
When you hold yourself financially accountable, you’re likely to gain more than just some extra money.
Financial setbacks are more common than you might think.
Hint: They hold off on talking about their alien god until much later.
We are traveling in a realm that once exclusively belonged to the gods. Space travel will force humanity to rethink everything.
One of Apple's key innovations serves as a psychological breakthrough, as its technology eliminates the isolating feel of headset use.
A professor of educational psychology explains what and what not to do.
It may be possible to give people the tools to withstand difficulty before it attaches to them.
Sigmund Freud developed the decidedly unscientific principles of psychoanalysis in a time when most psychologists were trying to join the ranks of chemists and medical doctors.
What is the psychology of fake news?
“The Universe is swarming with scapegoats, yet none of us think we have any of our own.”
Colors can influence your emotions and behaviors, but "color psychology" yields no real insight into your personality.
Without the time to mentally disengage from work, people can slip into burnout.
There’s a psychological reason you haven’t created healthier habits in your life.
Psychological safety plays a key role in fostering innovation and collaborative group dynamics where all team members feel comfortable being themselves.
By exposing people to small doses of misinformation and encouraging them to develop resistance strategies, "prebunking" can fight fake news.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
The replication crisis has debunked many of psychology’s fair-haired hypotheses, but for the marshmallow test, things have only become more interesting.
The psychology of alien contact largely revolves around the concept of "otherness." We need to learn to be comfortable around strange things.
Psychedelic medicines are surging in popularity. Here’s how they work.
In "The Secret Life of Secrets", Michael Slepian explores how holding secrets affects our relationships, psychology, and well-being.
Just don't expect the apocalypse to look like it does in the movies.