Psychology

Why Plane Disasters Won’t Make People Afraid of Flying
July 27, 2014

You'll forget about them in four to six months.

Men Can Be Just as "Maternal" As Women, According to Neuroscience
July 25, 2014

Brain research shows that fathers who are secondary to a female caregiver are more engaged as thinkers and planners. But men raising a child without a female partner were found to have the same level of emotional response as a mother.

Dogs Get Jealous When You Ignore Them
A new study on the science of canine emotion
July 23, 2014

Think twice before getting Fido a companion.

Interruptions Are Even Worse Than We Thought
That Gchat is definitely hurting your work
July 16, 2014

Science proves what we've long known. Gchat is the devil, but we love it. 

Grown Women Don't Need a 'Best Friend'
No matter what Amy Poehler tells you
July 10, 2014

Why do women feel the need to label their friendships?

Facebook Did Screw With You, and It Wasn’t Even Worth It
June 30, 2014

The worst part about Facebook's studying your data without your consent is that they didn't find anything interesting.

Yet Another Reason Why We Should All Stand at Work
June 30, 2014

It will help you be more creative.

A Sociologist's Advice to Gary Oldman: Act More Mortified
Defining the keys to a successful apology
June 25, 2014

Defining the keys to a successful apology.

Does It Matter What You Read to Your Baby?
Are you cheating if you use storytime to catch up on your own reading?
June 24, 2014

Are you cheating if you use storytime to catch up on your own reading?

Is "Sensory Processing Disorder" a Real Medical Condition?
Thousands of parents say it is. The psychiatric establishment disagrees.
June 24, 2014

Tens of thousands of parents believe it is. The psychiatric establishment disagrees.

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