psychology

Interviews

What It's Like to Have a Phobia of Talking

For sufferers of selective mutism, speaking is the most frightening thing in the world.
Rebecca Kamm
4.2.19
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
psychology

Study Finds People Are Morally Outraged by Those Who Decide Not to Have Kids

We talked to the author of a study about why people are deeply unchill about those who don't want to ever spawn offspring.
Kimberly Lawson
3.27.19
mental health

Stop Confusing Your Nerves With Having Anxiety

Nothing is more fashionable right now than anxiety disorders.
Christina Stiehl
3.26.19
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
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
3.14.19
anxiety

Why Cleaning Makes Some People Feel Less Anxious

A psychologist explains why doing chores leads to less stress.
Julie Stewart
3.14.19
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
Stuff

I Took MDMA with My Mum, Dad and Sister So We Could Talk About Our Feelings

I sat down with life coach Annie Lalla to discuss what her experiences with MDMA have taught her about building better relationships.
Roc Morin
3.14.19
mental health

Apologizing 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
Work

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.
Melissa Kravitz
2.19.19
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