How to Tell Who's Lying: What You Need to Know

The big money question in detecting deception remains one of separating the truth-tellers from the fibbers. New research from a neuroscience perspective provides tantalizing clues.

Why Narcissists Feel They Need to Look So Good

It’s well known that people high in narcissism have an endless need to look good. What’s less clear is why. A new study sheds light on why, and how, narcissists seek to seem ideal.

How Early Can We Identify a Psychopath in the Making?

New research suggests just how early in life the psychopath’s traits can be spotted.

10 Tips for Talking to People You Can't Agree With

When you find yourself on the opposite end of a heated debate, whether with family or friends, new research on diversity vs. differences can help you bridge the gap.

New Findings on Emotions in Borderline Personality Disorder

Being rejected is particularly painful for people with borderline personality disorder as shown by new research on emotional regulation and its relation to rejection sensitivity.

Neuroscience Research Shows How Mood Impacts Perception

According to a new theory of attention and mood, the happier you are, the more you see of the world. Here’s why, and what your brain has to do with it.

12 Ways to Beat Procrastination

Recognizing the role of boredom or unhappiness in your procrastination habits is perhaps one of the most important ways to stop yourself from putting off the inevitable.

The Morning After: How to Cope With a Loss (Or a Win)

The morning after an important event whose outcome was uncertain, you’ll need ways to move on, both for yourself and for those to whom you’re close. These tips will help.

How to Break a Relationship Out of a Rut

Wondering where the spark went in your relationship? The routines of daily life may be the culprit, but travel can get you out of your relationship rut.

Why Do Some Narcissists Need to Be So Perfect?

A new article analyzing personality data from over 9,000 participants sheds light on why some high in narcissism need to see themselves as destined for perfection.

The Advantages of Being a 'Nasty Woman'

When Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman,” he didn’t realize what a backlash he would inspire. A new article suggests how this might work in women’s favor.

The 5 Stages of a Relationship's End

When relationships come to an end, they often go through a series of predictable stages. New research shows how to tell whether you're ready to move on.

Are Creative People More Likely to Be Psychopathic?

Psychopathy, a trait associated with antisocial qualities, may show up in a prosocial form among creative people. New research shows the physiology supporting this intriguing link.

5 Ways Our Body Language Speaks Loud and Clear

We constantly send out signals through our nonverbal communication, often without realizing it. A new study shows how these can impact our success at work.

How You Just Know When You've Met Your Match

When you meet someone for the first time, you may have a feeling that you can’t quite identify. New research shows which signals we respond to, and why.

Does Calling It a Joke Make Sexism More Acceptable?

The door to locker room banter was opened up in last week’s revelations in the now infamous Access Hollywood video. New research shows just how humor can be used to cover sexism.

Your 9 Top Defense Mechanisms, Revisited

We’ve all come to know about defense mechanisms, but usually from the perspective of Freudian theory. This new view redefines nine of them in a more rational manner.

6 Subtle Signs of Narcissism

You often you need to go well below the surface to spot a narcissist. New research will help you read the subtle signs of narcissism and pick them out of a crowd.

Masculinity Does Not Equal Toughness, Research Argues

The traditional view of the manly man is that he is tough, hard, and unfeeling. A new viewpoint suggests that manly men can also show they care, benefiting everyone.

17 Ways to Fix this Common Type of Social Anxiety

Extreme fear of public speaking is one of the most prevalent form of anxiety disorders. New research shows how you can test, and overcome yours.

15 Questions to Test Your 'Niceness Quotient'

Social skills are such a key part of life that most of us rarely give them conscious thought. New research provides a tool to help you evaluate yours.

8 Ways to Overcome a Blow to Your Ego

It’s tough to lose at something that matters to you, whether a race with hundreds of strangers or a bet with your best friend. These 8 tips will help you bounce back from defeat.

This Is the Real Reason We're So Attached to Our Phones

Do you ever wonder if you’re too dependent on your cell phone? New research suggests how attachment style affects our cell phone behavior.

5 Ways to Tell if You Have Cyberchondria

With the surge in online health websites, cyberchondria may be reaching epidemic proportions. New research shows how to tell if you’ve got this increasingly common ailment.

This Is Why Some People Are Always Late

If you’re always late, the culprit may be your internal clock. These tips, based on new time-estimation research, will help you be on time.

The Story Behind Psychology’s Most Famous Brain

The most famous brain studied by science is that of Patient H.M. This compelling new book by Luke Dittrich tells a story that anyone interested in psychology needs to read.

The High Cost of Crying, for Both Men and Women

How are you perceived when you cry? It turns out that gender and the situation have a lot to do with whether your tears will be accepted.

5 Tips for Gracefully Ending a Difficult Relationship

Endings present a psychological challenge unless they’re mutually negotiated. These 5 tips, based in part on a new group dynamics paper, provide some guidance for your goodbyes.

Are Selfie-Takers Really Narcissists?

Selfies are becoming the new normal in social media, but not for everyone. New research predicts who is most likely to follow this trend and why.

How to Stay True to Yourself in Your Relationship

Feeling that you can be authentic in your relationships is one of the keys to fulfillment. New research gives you the tools to see how well you measure up.

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