Big Think spoke to the author of "The 5 Love Languages" about the popular relationship theory — and its lack of scientific support.
The world’s workplaces are growing lonelier — but the solution requires less than you might expect.
Take it from teamwork gurus behind Apple and Star Wars — a new kind of psychological incubator will allow your creativity to flourish.
In our competitive world, fortune does not appear to favor the humble — but a strong counter-narrative is emerging.
We are wired to value things more when we work hard at attaining them — even if, objectively, they aren't worth that much.
We all have a place in our lives where we look the other way and pretend everything is fine. It's a built-in excuse to act selfishly.
In an environment of impressive IQs, emotional intelligence makes all the difference.
Survey data suggests that our bodily perceptions of love extend far beyond the heart.
According to neuropsychologist Julia DiGangi, no one can live a life free of emotional pain. We can only choose how those emotions empower us.
"When Harry Met Sally" lied to you.
Successful alpha leadership is more about caring and healing than dog-eat-dog supremacy.
The amygdala can hijack your brain's response if it recognizes past trauma in a current situation. To regain control, simply press pause.
It's time to bring "friendship love" back.
Anger and silence are the two worst reactions.
If you’ve looked for a job recently, you may have encountered the personality test. You may also have wondered if it was backed by scientific research.
When a whoopsie-daisy just won’t cut it.
Sophia, the humanoid robot, is not just mirroring emotions; she's leading a revolution in emotional intelligence.
We all spend way too much time worrying what other people think of us — it’s time to cut loose.
"Human connection is as threatened by unhealthy peace as it is by unhealthy conflict." —Priya Parker
Impossible standards and poor self-understanding are making us miserable.
The existential philosopher argued that an authentic and meaningful life is measured by choice.
Philosophers Massimo Pigliucci and Greg Lopez discuss how Stoicism can help us gain perspective on our emotions and act with intention in the world.
Emotion dysregulation has been linked to unhealthy risk-taking, relationship challenges, and negative physical health outcomes.
Not all conflict is bad. Expert Priya Parker explains how “heat” can be harnessed for good.
The replication crisis has debunked many of psychology’s fair-haired hypotheses, but for the marshmallow test, things have only become more interesting.