Research Shows What Makes Trolls Tick on Mobile Dating Apps

Internet trolls are everywhere. What draws them to dating apps and how can you deal with them?

How to Have a Successful First Date (After Meeting Online)

Online dating is increasingly popular, and notoriously unsatisfying for many. Research is beginning to sort out what works—simple steps can help a first date go better.

Why Do Some People Deny Climate Change?

How can people deny climate change? The evidence is extremely strong, and the danger is clear and present. Research gives clues as to what factors are really at play.

Common Abusive Patterns (in Everyday Relationships)

Abuse is grounds to end a relationship. But we can learn to make better choices by catching problematic patterns in our non-abusive relationships.

Do Narcissists Make Their Partners Jealous on Purpose?

What motivates narcissistic people to make others jealous? Research sheds light on why some narcissists do it on purpose, and others out of insecurity.

Collective Moral Injury: Current Events Crush Shared Values

Moral injury is a concept mainly applied to combat veterans. How does it apply on a collective level, given the state of the world today? Here's a detailed discussion...

Workplace Humor Has Some Unexpected Benefits

The proper use of humor increases status, confidence and competence in the eyes of others. When humor backfires, the damage can be irreparable. New research shows us how.

How We Create Unnecessary Anxiety To Motivate Ourselves

How being dependent on anxiety is holding you back.

Research Shows How We Decide Whether To Blame

We tend to blame easily, at our peril. Blaming can take the place of thinking, and lead to vicious cycles. Understanding how blame works can help us make better choices.

How Relationships Work

Want a straightforward, research-backed, practical overview of how relationships work? Here it is.

Why Does Self-Help Fail?

Is self-help failing you? If you don't know why, and you do want it to work, learn how to help yourself in ways which succeed.

Why Do I Keep Getting Stuck In Jobs I Hate?

Are you confused about how come you can't find the right job? You may have unwittingly created a "negative motivational environment". Here's how it happens and what to do.

Revenge Really Is Sweet

Revenge is sweet, but causes problems in the long run. Why do we so often turn to retaliation to feel better when it doesn't usually work out to mutual advantage?

What Ever Happened to Basic Human Decency?

Integrity and hard work used to be considered the highest character traits. Nowadays, more often than not, people seem to only be looking for short-cuts.

Trump As A Symbol Of The Breakdown Of The American Psyche

There's a diagnostic feeding frenzy about the President, and every possible perspective weighing in on the debate. How about our collective psyche, though? What's up with that?