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.
Is science destined to crack the code of consciousness—and how would we even go about it?
The recipe for a perfect date night: a rom-com, a bowl of popcorn, and a syringe of testosterone — at least for gerbils, anyway.
Fluphenazine, once used to treat schizophrenia, is capable of blocking a compound connected to chronic pain.
Americans are more willing to put the greater good above their own interests today than in the 1950s.
When you hold yourself financially accountable, you’re likely to gain more than just some extra money.
Our inaugural special issue is focused on progress — the search for, the study of, and the project towards a better world.
If you want to escape the negativity, head to Kazakhstan.
Literature's first utopia shows how far we've come.
For decades, the Communist Party of China has relied on reeducation camps to reform "parasites" and persuade people to support the communist cause.
When you don’t know what you’re looking for, it’s easier to miss it.
Perfectionism is on the rise, and its consequences for mental health can be devastating. The Japanese philosophy of "wabi sabi" can help.
Just a small gesture or a thoughtful comment can often alter a situation, or people’s perceptions of it, in ways that relieve tensions and make them feel appreciated and included.
Think you should speak about 40% of the time in conversation? How about 70%?
Creativity and achievement require balancing hard work with the restful power of calm.
Turning away is a natural response.
Why, exactly, don't you trust that person's opinion?
Each of us carries our own version of the Multiverse in our heads.
Not all stress is created equal.
Athletes often use creatine to boost performance and aid muscle recovery. Accumulating evidence suggests it could also help with depression.
For many people, a challenge to their worldview feels like an attack on their personal identity.