Psychology

Fear of Ebola Could Make People More Likely to Vote Conservative
October 19, 2014

A growing body of literature suggests that fear make people’s political outlook more conservative.

Share Your Chocolate. It'll Make It Taste Better.
October 06, 2014

Finally. Scientific proof that splitting the cake makes it more satisfying.

People Use Fewer First-Person Pronouns As They Get Older
September 30, 2014

And we start saying these other things instead. 

$8 Pizza Tastes Better Than $4 Pizza Even When It's the Same Pizza
September 26, 2014

And why you don't really have to spend a lot on wine.

A Person's Accent Can Change Your Perception of What He Is Saying
And it could affect people’s judgments of what’s socially appropriate
September 23, 2014

New research reveals just how much a French, or Chinese, or Chilean accent changes what you hear. 

Women Pay More Attention to Politics When Their Senator Is a Woman
And men significantly outperform women on tests of political knowledge
September 15, 2014

So let's get a female president, stat!

How Young Can We Start Treating Autism?
September 11, 2014

The findings are pretty remarkable. 

Women Who Wear Hijab Can Have a Better Body Image, Study Says
What the hijab tells us about standards of beauty from different parts of the world
September 10, 2014

The veil can be oppressive, but so are beauty standards.

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