8 Ways to Find Inspiration When You Need It Most

There are times in life when we could all use some inspiration. New research provides 8 tips to help you move and motivate yourself.

How to Listen with All Four of Your Ears

Your communication to others may depend on which message you’re hoping they receive.

6 Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd

Going along with the crowd seems to be our default mode, as supported by recent neuroscience research. These six tips will give you the skills to stand out.

What's the Best Way to Judge a Psychopath's Empathy?

We need the people we place our trust into to show they're empathic. New research shows why baby-kissing becomes such an important measure of psychopathy.

How to Push Yourself to Work Out

Unless you’re part of a small minority of adults, you probably don’t like to exercise. A new study can help you diagnose, and bolster, your workout motivations.

2 Keys to Having Successful Relationships

If you are seeking to hone your relationship skills, you’ll be interested in this new study, which shows the two qualities that really matter.

The Surprising Ways that Guilt Can Help Your Relationship

Feeling guilty may or may not have a rational basis, but according to a new study, the guilt-prone may actually be better at reading other people’s emotional states.

4 Ways Feuding Couples Can Kiss and Make Up

Conflicts are an inherent part of any long-term relationship. New research helps us understand how to put that conflict behind you.

The Key to Overcoming Insecurity

There are many possible sources of insecurity, but, according to new research, there’s one easy way to make those feelings go away.

5 Ways to Deal with Someone Who's Always Looking for a Fight

People who are constantly angry take it out on anyone and everyone. New research shows what’s behind that anger, and how to keep it at bay in those you care about.

The Latest on Sexism and How Compassion Makes it Even Worse

Women exposed to sexist attitudes would probably prefer the benevolent kind. However, new research shows the downside to this supposedly tamer form of discrimination.

Why Reading Other People's Feelings Really Matters

Being able to read people’s minds is more than figuring out their thoughts. New research on mentalization shows the importance to mental health of reading emotions.

The New Measure of Relationship Health

It’s one thing to be satisfied in your relationship but, according to new research, quite another to feel it’s flourishing.

New Research Reveals Neural Roots of Social Anxiety

People with social anxiety disorder have an extreme fear of new social objects or situations. New neuroscience research shows how observational learning plays into this fear.

Have We Finally Found a Way to Detect Lies?

The big question in detecting deception is the ability to separate truth-tellers from fibbers.

Why Narcissists Need to Look Good So Badly

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.

At What Age Can We Identify Psychopathy in a Child?

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 Coming to an 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 Know That 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.