psychology

Drugs

The Couples Using Magic Mushrooms as Relationship Therapy

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

Psychology's Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy

Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
12.12.18
How to Exist OK

Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Gideon Jacobs
12.10.18
psychology

Here’s Why Narcissists Tend to Come on Too Strong Early in Relationships

It’s known as "lovebombing" – and here’s how to tell if you’re experiencing it.
EJ Dickson
11.28.18
mental health

Vegans Are Traumatised and Need Help, Says Vegan Psychologist

We spoke to vegan psychologist Clare Mann about the problems facing plant-based people.
Jessica Brown
11.12.18
Sex

Being Good in Bed Is Tied to an Unexpected Personality Trait

People who rate high in conscientiousness have fewer sexual problems and more satisfying sex lives, according to a new study.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.7.18
How to Exist OK

What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35

"I’ve realised that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."
Gideon Jacobs
11.4.18
relationships

Some People Stay In Dead-End Relationships Because They're Too Nice

People who believed their partners really wanted the relationship to work were less likely to initiate a break up.
Jesse Hicks
11.2.18
pain

The Science Behind Why People Have Different Pain Tolerances

Everything from our genes to our psychological makeup can affect our sensitivity to physical pain.
Erin Young
10.30.18
urban legends

Does the Full Moon Really Make People Crazy?

An investigation.
Sam Nichols
10.5.18
anxiety

Why Cleaning Makes Some People Feel Less Anxious

A psychologist explains why doing chores leads to less stress.
Julie Stewart
10.5.18
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