psychology

Drugs

The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy

"It was like we could see each other's souls."
Tarn Rodgers Johns
2 days ago
Music

This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colors in Music and Paints Your Favourite Songs

Melissa McCracken grew up with a neurological condition that means she processes songs as colors—a gift that translates into paintings inspired by her favorite musicians.
Jess Denham
5.7.19
Dating

Why Do Men Always Assume You're in Love with Them? An Investigation

Evolution says it helps their mating odds; psychology says they have attachment issues. I think they just aren't very humble.
Sara David
4.1.19
This Week in Science

Watch These Bears Mimic Each Other’s Facial Expressions

This week in science: sharing a womb with a twin brother could affect women's behavior, humans might be able to detect the Earth's magnetic field, and these bears do something we didn’t know bears could do.
Shayla Love
3.27.19
Health

Why Smart People Are Lazier than Their Dumb Friends

According to a 2016 study, people with a high need for cognition are more likely to spend their days lounging around and not exercising.
Kimberly Lawson
3.25.19
Pizza

Science Says Pizza Can Make You More Productive at Work

A study carried out on workers making computer chips found that pizza and compliments from the boss were the main motivators for increased productivity.
Daisy Meager
3.14.19
mental health

Apologising All the Time Could Be a Sign of Anxiety

The urge is often involuntary—and has little to do with actual remorse.
Troy Farah
3.13.19
mind

Your Brain Is Constantly Searching for Problems to Fix

When something becomes rare, we tend to see it in places more than ever.
David Levari
3.12.19
mental health

Why Stalkers Behave the Way They Do

I was stalked for a decade. Here's what I learned.
Crystal Ponti
2.28.19
This Week in Science

This Is The Best Kind of Disguise To Conceal Your Identity

This week in science: using brain imaging to predict who will respond to antidepressants, how your personality rubs off on your cat, and a disguise that is surprisingly effective.
Shayla Love
2.26.19
mental health

Expressing Myself Through Clothing Has Helped Me Deal With Depression

But I worry that I'll become image-obsessed.
Philip Eil
2.19.19
hard data

Your Parents Influence the Type of People You're Attracted To

We’re drawn to people who physically resemble our early caregivers.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
2.15.19
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