A new study pinpoints the facial features that contribute to others' snap judgments.
A trolley is careening toward an unsuspecting group of workers. You have the power to derail the trolley onto a track with just one worker. Do you do it? It might not matter.
A new study suggests that schizophrenic people in more collectivist societies sometimes think their auditory hallucinations are helpful.
A new study looks at the evolutionary psychology behind ideas of sexual morality.
“Fruity” smells red, and other associations from a new study
Prevailing theories on creativity focus on methodology, or amount of practice. But new studies suggest artistic talent may be more hard-wired than we thought.
It's comforting to believe that songs can help dementia patients recall their lost selves. But music can also harm as much as it helps, creating false memories, confusion, and distress.
As Americans report feeling more isolated, some people turn to snuggling with strangers.
Similarity and companionship are the currency of attraction, for better or worse.
How social and cultural rifts manifest themselves through sports—especially when fans identify intensely with their team
I hated exercise—until I learned you don't have to be intense about it.
Some experts say the normal effects of severe adversity may be misdiagnosed as ADHD.
A new study finds we're not very good at entertaining ourselves.
For at-risk Alaskan students, a seven-week hiking and canoeing program offers the rare chance to experience security, a full stomach, and a positive outlook on the future.
Teens isolated in prison can suffer from mental health consequences for years.
Creativity is contingent on willingness to be judged. At some point, many people lose that.
For some, meditation has become more curse than cure. Willoughby Britton wants to know why.
Recent studies show that musical ability might be a sexually selected trait.
Even for people with less education, mental activity in mid and late life gave them at least three years of protection against cognitive impairment.
It's important not to think of the disease that way.