Are psychopaths cold-blooded murderers? Not usually.
Safety through technology is no bad thing—Nietzsche himself sought doctors and medicines throughout his life—but it can become pathological.
It may depend on whether you're an "easily empathetically embarrassed" person.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.
Research shows self-ratings of personality traits like diligence are generally more accurate than ratings from others.
When making any tough decision, the key is not to be overly exploratory or exploitative.
When was the last time you spent some quality time with yourself?
Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
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.
Until robots understand jokes and sarcasm, artificial general intelligence will remain in the realm of science fiction.
Helplessness isn't learned — it's an instinctual response that can be overcome.
Dark personality traits include psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and narcissism. Is there room for empathy?
“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
Partnering up can help you grow as an individual – here’s the psychology of a romantic relationship that expands the self
The science makes it abundantly clear that couples with more self-expansion are better relationships.
Psychologists often view relationship power imbalances through three unique dynamics.
How much we enjoy a conversation can all be a matter of timing — specifically, how long it takes us to respond to what was just said.
If your partner is not helping build a better you, is it time for a better partner?
And what if both parties are skilled at mirroring each other? Will it produce a stalemate?
Only talk about the weather?
“I need to think about the future. Will you help me?”
Beautiful people really know how to catch a break.
From boosting empathy to improving therapy, virtual reality is poised to change our ideas of the self.