What is the relationship between intellectual giftedness and meaning in life?
Humpback populations from the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet up south of Africa and trade song stylings.
Brain regions that process faces reveal deep insights into the neural mechanisms of vision
Podcast Recap (January 2019): Honoring the Wisdom of Indigenous Peoples and a Mindful Approach to Nonviolent Communication
The Psychology Podcast recap for January 2019
Are we really at our smartest in our 20s? At what age do we strike the right balance between cognitive ability and expertise?
One of the leading behavioral geneticists of our time is promulgating outdated notions about the interplay of nature and nurture
Psychopathic birds of a feather flock together...
A newly identified circuit connecting the cerebellum to the brain’s reward centers in mice could help scientists understand autism and addiction
The Mona Lisa effect is the illusion that the subject of a painting follows you with her gaze, despite where you stand. But da Vinci's famous painting doesn't have that quality. Christopher Intagliata reports...
A new look at “the Russian blues” demonstrates the power of words to shape perception
The latest state of the field of the neuroscience of creativity
The sense of touch generates surprisingly powerful and long-lasting memories
Podcast Recap (December 2018): Drunk Science, the Replication Crisis, Unsafe Thinking and Mental Health
The Psychology Podcast recap for December 2018
A new study suggests that, unconsciously, we actually do believe that looking exerts a slight force on the things being looked at. Karen Hopkin reports.
New research suggests that IQ leads to greater well-being by enabling one to acquire the financial and educational means necessary to live a better life
So-called "relaxation music" is only about as effective as a soothing Chopin piece at lulling listeners into a relaxed state. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Philosopher Peter Carruthers insists that conscious thought, judgment and volition are illusions. They arise from processes of which we are forever unaware
Freud’s notion of a dark, libidinous unconscious is obsolete. A new theory holds that the brain produces a continuous stream of unconscious predictions
Christopher Skaife talks about his new book The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London, in front of a live audience at Caveat, “the speakeasy bar for intelligent nightlife" in Lower Manhattan...
A play dramatizes the deepest of all mysteries, the mind–body problem