Psychology

Mental Illness Doesn't Negate Political Motive
June 21, 2015

Dylann Roof and the intersection of psychology and extremist ideology.

Don't Worry, Julianne Moore's Marriage Is Safe. The Oscar Curse Is a Myth.
February 20, 2015

Women are actually less likely to get divorced after winning an Oscar.

Will 'American Sniper''s Success Taint His Killer's Trial?
February 12, 2015

Negative pre-trial publicity translates into much harsher sentences.

Falling in Love Is Easy. Here's What to Do When You Need to Fall Out of It.
February 12, 2015

Plus: to increase your pick-up rate, approach the opposite sex on a dangerous bridge.

A Memory Expert Explains Brian Williams's 'False' Memory
February 05, 2015

"As a memory researcher, I find it credible that Brian Williams had a genuine memory error."

Polling Is Overrated. To Predict an Election, Choose the Politician Who Gets the Most Laughs.
January 06, 2015

In five swing states, the candidate who elicited a higher number of positive responses per minute carried the state.

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?

How Much Can You Really Change After You Turn 30?
November 26, 2014

Research suggests that though we change a lot in adolescence and our early twenties. This slows down once we enter adulthood.

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