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.
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There's a Little Bit of Psychopath in All of Us
These are the five things most people don’t understand about psychopaths.
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.
'Fairytale Therapy' Turns the Moral of a Story into Life Guidance
It's meant to blend art and narrative therapy, with a Jungian touch, while using old tales to help you manage your life today.
A Psychoanalyst Explains Why Men Draw Dicks on Everything
Since time immemorial, men have been drawing dicks on stuff. But why? We attempted to unravel this timeless mystery.
It Won’t Happen to Me: The Psychology Behind Optimism Bias
Why do we trick ourselves into feeling positive about an outcome against all odds?
The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy
"It was like we could see each other's souls."
Tarn Rodgers Johns
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.
This Artist with Synesthesia Sees Colours in Music and Paints Your Favorite 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.
What It's Like to Have a Phobia of Talking
For sufferers of selective mutism, speaking is the most frightening thing in the world.
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.
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.