Distraction’s Cognitive Risks Are Worse Than the Time It Wastes
New research finds that being interrupted during a fixed task distorts and misconstrues how we view reality.
How to Radicalize Your Parents on Climate Change
It's possible to change someone's mind on climate change—if you're related to them.
The Worst Effects of Online Death Threats Are Things No One Can See
"I confined myself in my home for nearly a month. I lost half my hair and gained 20 pounds.”
I Can't Stop Ghosting My Therapists
Cost, distance, and scheduling conflicts are common reasons people don’t make a second appointment—but sometimes it’s deeper.
If Everyone Tripped on Psychedelics, We’d Do More About Climate Change
Scientists are looking into what psychedelics do to inspire people to act pro-environmentally.
Why So Many Women Fear Becoming Their Moms
A psychologist tells us why we are so resistant to the idea of being like mom, no matter how much we love her.
The Secret to Getting More Done When You Are Your Own Boss
Staying focused and productive when there’s no one around to hold you accountable can mean the difference between success and failure.
Men Tend to Struggle With Breakup Regret More Than Women
Regrets over relationships that went south is more common than other forms of regret, psychologists say.
How to Exist OK
Anxiety Is Our New Religion
Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Vegans Are Traumatised and Need Help, Says Vegan Psychologist
We spoke to vegan psychologist Clare Mann about the problems facing plant-based people.
How to Exist OK
What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35
"I’ve realized that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."
The Real Reason Why You're Bad With Money
Hint: It’s not because you’re dumb, lazy or naïve.