A study involving nearly 2,000 people found links between personality traits and the likelihood of moving toward or away from dementia.
The effects are even worse for women.
Independent of cultural background, people seem to share a sense of what makes certain color combinations aesthetically pleasing.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.
A small percentage of people who consume psychedelics experience strange lingering effects, sometimes years after they took the drug.
When making any tough decision, the key is not to be overly exploratory or exploitative.
Bruce Willis has announced he is stepping away from acting.
Studies show that feelings of ease and comfort in a given situation are tied to feelings of authenticity.
Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
In the pursuit of happiness, money probably trumps meaning.
Building peace with psychedelics: Here’s what happened when Palestinians and Israelis took ayahuasca together
The results of a 2021 study suggest that the world's most powerful psychedelic may be an underutilized peace-building tool.
Psychologist Adrian Furnham has termed this effect the male hubris, female humility problem.
Stress-busting soundtrack or placebo effect?
Wealth was a cushion, but even being well-off did not protect people from the harmful effects of pandemic stressors.
Revolutionary techniques for understanding brain functions in animals could soon help us understand how emotions guide our lives.
Helplessness isn't learned — it's an instinctual response that can be overcome.
About six minutes after the heart stops, the brain essentially dies.
The idea that the news can make you sick has a long history.
If love is an addiction, your first love is the first dose.
Can stories help us become more creative?
It is normal for parents to experience intrusive thoughts about harming their children. Don't let the thoughts worry you.
Dark personality traits include psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and narcissism. Is there room for empathy?
Do the health risks outweigh the benefits?
Think therapy is self-centered? Think again.