psychology

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
4 days ago
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
VICE Guide to Life

Psychologists Told Us How to Live with Another Human for the First Time

Basically, don’t be nasty.
Beckett Mufson
9.27.18
Books

The Bizarre Untold Origin Story of the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator

How a mother-daughter team created the pseudoscientific quiz that conquered the world.
Nicole Clark
9.5.18
relationships

These Are the Lies People Tell Each Other Most Often on Dating Apps

All of them could be categorised into one of two distinct types.
David Markowitz
9.4.18
VICE TONIC

This Is Why Small Talk Makes Some People So Anxious

A therapist's advice for how to get over it.
Jessica Dore
8.21.18
hard data

One in Five Men Feel Sad After They Have Sex, Study Finds

This phenomenon, known as postcoital dysphoria, has increasingly been discussed by researchers and therapists over the last decade.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.20.18