Psychology

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

What Would Make a Woman Want to Marry a Serial Killer?
November 18, 2014

The strange, twisted psychology of women who marry death-row inmates.

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.

When the Cook Can See You, Food Tastes Better
November 07, 2014

The cooks worked harder when they could see the customers.

Mindlessness Can Be Just as Productive as Mindfulness
In praise of zoning out
October 29, 2014

Mindlessness actualyl enables creative thinking and personal problem-solving.

Could You Handle the Psychological Toll of an Ebola Quarantine?
October 24, 2014

21 days in your house, and you can't come in contact with anyone.

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.

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