New findings suggest it is more complicated than scientists thought
Cultural barriers lead clinicians to misdiagnose or miss kids with the condition
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen puts to rest four common travel anxieties
Superior IQs are associated with mental and physical disorders, research suggests
It hasn’t been compared with traditional drugs or therapy
Ignoring a Western child-rearing practice does not seem to matter for the Tsimané of Bolivia
One aspect of risk behavior in adolescents appears to be an apparent inability to match their behavior to the likely rewards (or punishments) that might follow
A social scientist studies how car stickers turn the roads into actual information highways.
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen offers up 5 ways to fatten up our quickly-thinning patience
Journalist Erik Vance talks about his first book, Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform and Heal.
More “prosocial” brains are more prone to depression, study suggests
About half the honeybees in a test exhibited no sidedness, but the other half was split 50–50 between righties and lefties—perhaps to navigate obstacles more efficiently.
Psychologists examine where gratitude comes from
How to keep your holiday dinner from turning into a partisan smackdown
Poor-quality sleep may heighten behaviors including hyperactivity, compulsions and aggressiveness
Feelings of uncertainty and losing control bring a preference for “dominant” versus “prestige” leaders
Pro-gun advocates claim new laws will not make us safer. But here is evidence the right laws will do exactly that
The social scientist behind a pro-gun study objects to the story “Journey to Gunland,” but the reporter says his claims are false