While most participants fibbed a little bit, laptop users were much more likely to lie – and by a lot more.
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.
Expressing gratitude encourages others to continue being generous, promoting a cycle of goodness.
The recipe for a perfect date night: a rom-com, a bowl of popcorn, and a syringe of testosterone — at least for gerbils, anyway.
The aging brain is networked differently.
When you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easier to miss it.
The separation of conjoined twins is fraught with stomach-churning biomedical and ethical challenges.
One tiny change might have made a huge difference.
For many people, a challenge to their worldview feels like an attack on their personal identity.
Colors can influence your emotions and behaviors, but "color psychology" yields no real insight into your personality.
Dogs are seen as more likely to leap without looking – possibly a trait shared with their owners.
It's time to let go of those emails from your cousin and the photos of your dinner.
Managers who are able to identify and understand dark salespeople can manipulate them to benefit the company. What could be more Machiavellian than that?
We're overthinking being nice.
One trait to rule them all.
But don't buy your own brain zapping machine, yet.
A clever neuroscience experiment shows that the "other-race effect" is likely due to a lack of experience and perceptual expertise rather than racism.
The phenomenon of “digital dementia” might not be real after all.
You open an app and start scrolling, then suddenly it's an hour later. Sound familiar?
One study estimated that 80% of people include “deviations” from the truth in their online profiles.
The "Mind After Midnight" hypothesis aims to explain why night owls tend to suffer more negative health outcomes.
What can elite athletes teach you about how to win?
Evolutionary psychology could explain those otherworldly feelings.
When you imitate the speech of others, there’s a thin line between whether it’s a social asset or faux pas.