By exposing people to small doses of misinformation and encouraging them to develop resistance strategies, "prebunking" can fight fake news.
We don’t understand why loneliness is bad for us if all we can say is that it hurts.
It's perhaps never been harder to resist the urge to overspend.
Today’s scary clowns are not a divergence from tradition, but a return to it.
Parents want the best for their kids, but resilience helps children better cope with life's unavoidable challenges.
Studying neuroscience through art.
A technique called targeted memory reactivation could improve common treatments for nightmare disorder.
Antidepressants can help alleviate PTSD symptoms when paired with psychotherapy, but does our overenthusiasm for them blind us to more effective alternatives?
Meditators invert the relationship between the layers of self-processing.
Nothing meaningful is done quickly.
Inside the metaverse, your emotions and physical responses will be monitored, and AI will use that data to influence you in real time. Is that essentially mind control?
When other treatments fail, this radical surgery could help.
Balancing realism and optimism in a dire situation is a key to success.
There are 38 kinds of secrets. The average person has 13 at any given moment. Michael Slepian explains how that can affect your health.
Something doesn't add up.
The media is deliberately pushing your buttons.
More than half of Americans feel anxious over their financial situation.
Urban legends help personify the anxieties that arise from living in a modern city.
How many tins of beans make a stockpile, and when does a basement become a bunker?
If you believe that you're perfect, then somebody else must be responsible for your failures.
Research has found that words are more accurately heard when accompanied by hand gestures.
Psychologists are exploring this creepy feeling of having already lived through an experience before.
We are tearing ourselves apart over gender issues, with the result that the problems of boys and men are left untreated.