Alice Robb

Watching Colbert Makes Conservatives Even More Conservative
December 18, 2014

“Not everyone comprehends the nature of Colbert’s satire.”

Is the West Teaching the Developing World to Stigmatize Fat People?
December 12, 2014

“I would kill myself if I was fat,” said a 20-year-old Korean woman.

Can't Get a Word In? You Might Be Talking to a Psychopath
December 09, 2014

Two strangers are locked in a room. Which ones decides what they talk about?

It's Now More Socially Acceptable for Men to Diet than Women
December 01, 2014

They don't have to worry about the Regina George issue, for one thing.

Scientists Have Found the Happiest Height for Women
November 20, 2014

The women who are most satisfied with their height are between 5’7” and 5’11.”

People Who Love CrossFit and ToughMudder Aren't Crazy. Here's Why They Do It.
November 19, 2014

And what the rest of us can learn from them

The Psychological Secret Behind Viral YouTube Videos
November 19, 2014

The answer may be in your physiological response. 

Why Do People Care Less About Music as They Get Older?
November 14, 2014

Certain personality traits correlate with certain types of music, too.

Just Because You Bought Your Granola Bar at Whole Foods Doesn't Mean It's Better for You
November 14, 2014

People think a lot of "socially responsible" brands.

What Happens When a Math Whiz Grows Up? Depends on if You're a Boy or a Girl
November 12, 2014

In the 1970s, psychologists began studying a group of teenagers who were good at math. In 2013, three times as many of the men had tenure at a major university.