Why do some words make people uncomfortable?
New research challenges the idea that vulgar words are a sign of failure
Not by adding more conservative voices, but by subtracting out bias
We should seek to reduce bias, not balance it out
Psychologists examine where gratitude comes from
Surprising psychology poses an obstacle on thoughts about global warming
Sleep deprived people are told they got a good night’s sleep — and then perform as if they did
Communing with a higher power increases self-control
How a belief in “pure evil” shapes people’s thinking
Psychologists find deep connection between scientific method and morality
A surprising clue to who will win a fight
What body language indicates "trustworthy"?
Researchers find clues to depression in what people do online
Yawning is more contagious among people who are emotionally close
There is, it turns out, more than one kind of "objectification"
Why would the team that's down at the half be more likely to win the game?
The aphrodisiac effect of not knowing how much they like you
There is actually some science behind "magical thinking" and the edge that it can give people
Warning: What you want is not as close as it appears
Even obviously manipulative compliments are remarkably effective