Health & Fitness | Psychology

The Perils of Groupthink

When everyone thinks the same, creativity is often diminished.

Psychology | Psychology

What's the Difference Between a Sociopath and a Psychopath?

The terms sociopath and psychopath are used interchangeably, but they're not the same. What's the difference between these two personality disorders?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

How to Break Bad Habits: 7 Tips for Lasting Results

"Most cravings only usually last from a few minutes to about 20 to 30" says one expert — so if you take a quick stroll, you may walk away the craving.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Why Do Cats Loaf? | Daily Paws

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort, and cat loafing may be just another way they can achieve the ultimate level of relaxation. Or, your cat might be saving up their energy to attack your new fern while you sleep. Either way, adorable.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Why Does My Cat Follow Me Everywhere (Including to the Bathroom)? | Daily Paws

From the kitchen to the laundry room and into the bedroom, your cat enjoys going everywhere you go (even the bathroom!). But why does your kitty want to be your shadow? The answers might surprise you.

Psychology | Psychology

99 Psychological Facts About Personality (2022) Most People Don't Know

An attempt to understand the psychology behind personality started well into the 1920s and dates back to Freudian times. Although, at the time, much of psychology’s focus was based on behavior and the subconscious or

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Regret Can Be All-Consuming—a Neurobehavioral Scientist Explains How to Overcome It

Remorse and sorrow from a bad choice can haunt you for years, even decades. But there are evidence-based ways to move past regret.

Psychology | Psychology

Speaking of Psychology: How science can help you change your behavior for the better, with Katy Milkman, PhD

Katy Milkman, PhD, discusses the importance of accurately identifying the behavioral roadblocks standing in your way, how specific strategies such as 'temptation bundling' and creating fresh starts can help you achieve your goals, how to turn laziness to

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Twilight Ethics - Workplace Coach Blog

Ethical breaches. What do they cost? Can you afford yours?

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

How Much Does Our Language Determine Behavior? - David Shariatmadari - Behavioral Scientist

In his latest book, Don't Believe a Word, David Shariatmadari explores how the language we speak impacts the way we see the world, and our behavior in it.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Exposure to air pollution increases violent crime rates -- ScienceDaily

Breathing dirty air can make you sick. But according to new research, it can also make you more aggressive. That's the conclusion from a set of studies recently authored by Colorado State University researchers. The team found strong links between short-t

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

What Makes People Charismatic, and How You Can Be, Too

Simple tips to break through your social anxieties and make real, genuine connections with others.

Psychology | Psychology

Most Links Between Personality Traits and Life Outcomes Are Replicable, Study Shows – Association for Psychological

Links between personality traits and life outcomes found in previous research are largely reproducible, according to findings from a large-scale replication project.

Psychology | Personality

How lights and sounds encourage risky behavior

A new study investigates how visual and auditory cues increase risk-taking behavior. The findings provide a much-needed insight into gambling addiction.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Yes, Violent Video Games Trigger Aggression, but Debate Lingers - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

Psychology | Psychology

Scientists Explain Why You Can't Stop Going Back to the Same Places | Inverse

In a study released last week in Nature "Human Behavior" a team of mathematicians explain that at any given time people regularly return to a maximum of 25 places. They say that it's not necessarily the same 25 places, but when you begin going t

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

Pictures of 15 Things to Do to Avoid Spanking

Experts say spanking can do long-term damage to your child. Here are some things to try instead.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Polluted Air Can Cloud Your Morality, Lead To Unethical Behavior - Study Finds

The findings of a recent study show that exposure to air pollution, or even just the belief that you've been exposed to polluted air whether you have or not, can compromise a person's sense of morality.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

Understanding Equine Behavior

Understanding Equine Behavior

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

10 Psychological Concepts That People Don’t Get

Many aspects of human psychology that are consistently difficult for students to understand. Here is a list of 10 for starters.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Does "Tough Love" Produce Better Working Dogs?

Puppies with overly attentive mothers have poorer problem-solving abilities and are less likely to succeed as service dogs.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Mouthing, Nipping and Play Biting in Adult Dogs

Most pet parents don’t enjoy when dogs bite, chew and mouth their hands, limbs or clothing during play and interaction. The jaws of an adult dog can cause significantly more pain than puppy teeth! Here's how to approach the problem.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Make Friends Faster

Five scientifically proven ways to build meaningful relationships quickly.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

A Criminal Trait in the Refusal to Wait?

What type of questionable conduct early in life reliably predicts criminality? One answer, as a recent research paper shows, is heavy “time discounting.”

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

If You Procrastinate, it May Be Messing With Your Sleep

Here's something you probably aren't doing when you're not doing that other thing you're supposed to do.

News | News Items

5 Important Influences Of Emotional Mimicry

Emotional communication in relationships

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

9 Science-Backed Steps To Have The Best Sleep Of Your Life -- Tonight

Believe it or not, there are plenty of things you can do today that'll increase your odds of sleeping better tonight and waking up refreshed tomorrow. Here are nine simple, science-backed strategies to try.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

6 Embarrassing Things You Do—and Why

Admit it: You've done at least one of these things before. Turns out, there's a scientific explanation for why.

Pets & Animals | Animals

The Truth Behind Your Cat's Behavior Is Weirder Than You Think.

Cats aren't quite as expressive as dogs when it comes to letting their owners know how they feel about them, but that doesn't mean they don't love you.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The Best Way to Train Your Dog According to Science

Clicker training is widely popular method by professional dog trainers, but is it the most successful and efficient way to train your canine best friend?

News | Interesting Links

How language can affect the way we think

A look at the ways that the construction of language can have implications for the way we think, act and parse the world around us.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

The Surprising Benefit to Teaching Kids High Five

I’m not a huge fan of high fives. Never have been. My husband spent the past two years trying to “convert” me to high five him over every little thing. I kept reminding him that I was his wife, not his bro. And that high fives just weren’t my thin

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong?

Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Cancer Myths and Facts Quiz: What Causes and Doesn't Cause Cancer

Are artificial sweeteners, deodorants, or alcohol linked to cancer? Take this quiz on cancer myths and facts and find out.