As the world becomes more complex, making decisions becomes harder. Is it best to depend on careful analysis or to trust your gut?
Some people go on dates just to score a free meal—a phenomenon known as a “foodie call.” But it takes a certain personality type. Karen Hopkin reports.
Negative feedback helps some people make better health choices, but we need a different approach to motivate others
The behavioral science of DIY depolarization
Research shows conflicting data on the impact of the intervention, but a major new study confirms it can work
Journalist and author David Epstein talks about his new book Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World.
Creative communication can help, or hurt, our attempts to bridge the divide between technically or emotionally disparate audiences
People who feel shame readily are at risk for depression and anxiety disorders
Honor your right to disconnect and focus on strengthening real relationships
Researchers examine the old adage that birth order plays a significant role in shaping who we are
Honest, involuntary laughter cued people to laugh more at some really bad jokes than they did when hearing forced laughter.
“Learning loop,” an innovative way employees can pick up new skills, is a good example
How social media can rebuild our empathy—and why it must
A Web site called OncoBites offers short, easy-to-understand reports on what’s new in the field
Performance anxiety makes us second-guess everything from how to shoot a free throw to what to say next in an interview
For those stifled by shades of perfectionism, temporary media can remind us how to create things for the fun of it
A practical guide to putting things in perspective
Psychologists launch a clinical trial to gauge whether virtual reality can quell the fears of patients with the mental disorder
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers five of the most common faces of depression
Babies as young as a year and a half want leaders to fix situations in which they see someone else being treated unfairly.