A literature review on family dining habits shows that children who seldom eat out consume less soda and more fruits and vegetables.
More than half of all cancer is avoidable. Here, epidemiologist Graham Colditz shares five research-based strategies to stop this disease in its tracks.
Mexico has one of the highest obesity rates in the world, and new research suggests that weight misperception may be the reason why.
Psychologist Michael F. Scheier reflects on his groundbreaking 1985 research, which provided the scientific framework for exploring the real power of optimism.
New research from University of California, Los Angeles, finds that enemies appear bigger and stronger when brandishing a weapon.
A longitudinal study uncovers the lifelong consequences of child abuse and exposure to interpersonal conflict in the first two years of life.
San Francisco researchers Alexander Smith and Jennifer King share research-based advice on how to look after the elderly without losing sight of your own well-being.
Researchers in Germany find that mental health practitioners tend to diagnose ADHD using their intuition and unclear rules of thumb, not recognized diagnostic criteria.
New research in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology suggests that anti-gay prejudice may stem from restrictive upbringings and repressed homosexual desires.
Increased use of video chat technology may be behind last year's surge in chin augmentations, according to an annual industry survey.
Those who juggle several devices at the same time are more adept at integrating information from multiple senses, new research shows.
New research from Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin shows how race and culture shape our responses to racial insults.
Advertising veteran and marketing expert Susan Fournier reflects on her seminal 1998 study on brand relationship theory and asserts that it's not just a metaphor.
Psychologists Sonia Kang and Evan Apfelbaum share research-based advice to help kids manage the complicated issues of prejudice, diversity, and equality.
Intensive cardiovascular routines may reduce the harmful effects of being in a low-gravity environment for long periods of time.
Ohio State researchers uncover why some moviegoers enjoy watching fictional characters die with a broken heart. (Hint: It's not schadenfreude.)
New research on choice overload suggests that the time it takes to process data affects the perceived significance of a selection.
Psychologist Roy Baumeister reflects on his groundbreaking 1998 research on self-control and shares how it became the dominant theory despite its unpopular Freudian roots.
A new meta-analysis confirms that the Asian food staple is correlated with type 2 diabetes, even in Western countries like the U.S.
Psychologist and development expert Susan Levine shares research-based strategies to foster math skills among two- to four-year-olds.