Psychologists suggests tactics for confronting offensive speech.
Turns out no one is immune to being prejudiced. New research suggests that people of higher and lower cognitive ability are equally inclined, but direct their prejudice towards different social groups.
Your ring-to-index finger ratio can tell a lot about what you’re good at and even what mental disorders you are prone to.
Robin Williams was trapped inside his own rapidly-deteriorating brain, which was being overtaken by what his wife refers to as a "terrorist" — Lewy Body Disease.
A recent study from Yale University find that dogs are better at resisting peer-pressure and filtering useless information than human beings – but there's value in that human flaw.
Is introversion sometimes invoked unwittingly to mask outright rude behavior? The answer is: it's complicated. Here's what introverts and non-introverts can do to navigate the complexity.
Does smiling make you happier? These and many other popular claims in psychology are not standing up to scrutiny. Here's what that means for science.
A new study shows that addressing the ADHD epidemic may require a dose of physical activity, so kids can refocus and learn effectively in a classroom.
Surprisingly, this study was not funded by HBO, Netflix, Hulu or the Illuminati.
A new study reveals that people naturally fall into 4 different personality types while making decisions: Optimist, Pessimist, Trusting, or Envious.
Nikola Tesla, Franz Kafka, and Winston Churchill all practiced polyphasic sleep.
Mindfulness mediation has many benefits, but to focus on the benefits is to miss the point of mindfulness.
Genius kids are caught in the Goldilocks oatmeal paradox – if there's too much heat on extracting their ability they suffer, but keep too cool a distance and they'll be wasted.
Want five or six extra days every year? Easy – choose streaming over network TV. Adults are sacrificing 130 hours, and kids 150 hours, to ads annually when they watch commercial programming.
Studies confirm that having experiences makes us happier than material possessions.
A new study finds that spanking is ineffective and leads to a host of psychological and cognitive issues when children grow up.
A new study confirms that zapping your brain with electricity might increase the ability for creative thought.