English as-a-first-language Canadian study subjects were less trusting of statements in English spoken with a foreign accent, unless the speaker sounded confident about their assertion.
Look, I know what I know. I think
The search is on for safe, effective ways to taper the drugs for people in chronic pain
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen helps you deal with the passive-aggressive people in your life. Because, after all, you’re not passive-aggressive...unlike some people you know
Precious few personality assessments are known to be reliable, and researchers say their use outside academia is debatable
Study suggests meaningful work can be something you grow into, not something you discover
Women are more likely to be viewed as leaders after longer interactions
Why do people die by suicide?
PTSD sometimes spreads from trauma victims to the people who care for them, including rescue workers, spouses and even therapists
But the effect depends on context
A study tries to find whether slaughtering zombies with a virtual assault weapon translates into misbehavior when a teenager returns to reality
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen explains what exactly emotional support animals are, and whether or not you really have to sit next to one at your favorite restaurant
Neural regions underlying risk-taking and regret may one day point toward treatments for compulsive betting
Researchers follow the truth where it leads them, but study shows the personal costs
An analysis of 1.5 million people tries to more accurately categorize people’s character traits
Guilt makes us feel lower than a worm’s belly but it is also a sign of empathy and a signal that we care about not hurting others
Psychologist Michele Gelfand’s grand unified theory of cultural “tightness”
Some say our gadgets and computers can help improve intelligence. Others say they make us stupid and violent. Which is it?
A still-experimental drug demonstrates the qualities of an ideal painkiller in a test in monkeys
Design and architecture critic Alexandra Lange examines the material world we’ve created for children