The Great Brain Training Debate: Who Should You Believe?

The debate over whether videogames can help improve our cognition heated up when Lumosity was slapped with a huge fine for its misleading ads. Where does the truth lie?

When Someone Flirts (or More) With Your Partner

Your partner may have every intention of being faithful but, without any warning, someone else comes along and turns it all upside down. What will you do?

How to Date an Introvert

If you’re in a relationship with an introvert, you may wonder whether your relationship will suffer from your partner’s preferences for quiet contemplation. Here’s the good news

Turn Your Life’s Downsides into Upsides

When things don’t go according to plan, it’s easy to become frustrated and angry. The detour in your path may, however, turn out to be the best thing that’s ever happened to you.

Where Might You Meet the Love of Your Life?

In a test of the real vs. virtual world of forming new romantic relationships, which wins out? The results may surprise you.

9 Myths about Narcissism Almost Everyone Believes

Narcissism is one of psychology’s hot topics. Compare these 9 myths with the evidence. How many of them fooled you?

Why You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression

Find out how you’re really influencing the impression you make on others without even knowing it.

What's Really Going on in the Psychology of Pinterest

Among all forms of social media, Pinterest is unique. Drawing users into its DIY world, it satisfies our needs for creative expression (and maybe a little narcissism).

5 Ways to Get out of the Indecisiveness Trap

We are constantly making decisions but for some people, these come harder than for others. Find out what to do when you're stuck in the indecisiveness trap.

Does Your Relationship Need a Reset?

Over time, long-term relationships evolve until they may no longer resemble the way they looked in the past. These 4 tips will help you push the reset button on yours.

15 Qualities That Make You a Great Team Player

Are you a good team player? These 15 tips will show you where you stand, and how to improve, in this all-important sphere of life.

The Narcissist’s Guide to Gift-Giving

Giving gifts to others is something everyone must do, particularly during holidays or for family occasions. For narcissists (or anyone), these 5 tips will boost your gift-giving.

4 Ways to Deal With People Who Just Aren’t Very Nice

Genuinely nice people just have a way of making you feel good. If they're not so nice, though, here are 4 ways to handle them and manage to feel good at the same time.

'Needing Your Space' Spells Doom for a Couple. Or Does It?

We tend to think of relationships as best when they’re intense. There are, however, hidden drawbacks when intimacy gets too close. Everyone needs at least some room to breathe.

Does Narcissism Drive Your Urge to Compete?

The competitive urge can strike in otherwise friendly situations to douse your good feelings about someone close to you. Here’s how to understand and cope with one-upmanship.

Why You Have Mixed Emotions, Even at Happy Times

By understanding how life is made up of happiness, sadness, and some combination of the two, you can gain insight into bringing out the most of those best of times.

8 Tips to Make You a Great Story Teller

Telling a good tale may seem like an art that some people are born with. Even if you’re not known for your story-telling skills, these 8 simple tips can help you become the spell-binding spinner you always hoped you could be.

The Best Way to React to an Insult

Because our first tendency is to be polite, especially with people we don’t know very well, it’s not always clear whether to respond in kind or turn the other cheek.

What to Do When Social Media Make You Miserable

Social networks can often stimulate the unpleasant emotions of shame and envy. Here's how to shrug off those posts that peeve you.

4 Signs That Someone Is Probably Insecure

Some people seem possessed by their desire to look better than everyone else. Being in their presence doesn’t have to demoralize you, once you learn the 4 tell-tale clues.

How Much Does Your Partner Turn You On?

Studies on relationships don’t always capture qualities that promote intimacy and sexuality. This 11-item scale will put your fascination with your partner to the test.

This Is the Key to Getting Over Worries

For most of us, there’s plenty to worry about in our lives. However, some people seem to figure out how to keep their worries down to a minimum.

This Could Be the Way to Get People to Appreciate You

Do you ever feel that people don’t appreciate what you do? Whether at work or in your personal life, you may feel that your efforts justify more recognition than you’re getting. Turn your resentment into positive results with this simple tip.

Why Don't We Trust Angry Women?

In the heat of an argument, it’s natural to lose your temper once in a while. Whether that meltdown will help you or hurt you in winning that argument depends on your gender.

Why Do We Think it's Okay to Make Fun of Overweight People?

Despite the greater sensitivity in today’s society to humor that disparages someone on the basis of physical characteristics, so-called “fat people” are still fair game when it comes to jokes. Whatever your body size, and whether or not you’ve been a target, the plight of the overweight should be a problem that concerns us all.

Should You Follow Your Heart or Your Head?

We often hear it said that it’s better to listen to your heart rather than your head. However, when and to what extent is this good advice?

Maximize Your Happiness by Turning on Your Microflow

With all the criticism we hear about multitasking, no one ever talks about the upside of engaging your brain in more than one activity at a time. Yet, multitasking might just be the best way to avoid being bored while you’re kept waiting or just stuck in a meeting. Turn your downtime into uptime by seeking the microflow experience.

How Narcissists Really React When Things Don’t Go Their Way

Finding the smart way through to a solution can get you through many predicaments in life. Dealing flexibility is generally the best strategy, one that narcissists surprisingly can use.

5 Relationship Red Flags You Need to Watch Out For

Everyone’s been in a relationship where something didn’t feel right, but you stuck it out anyway. Even if you don't like admitting red flags exist, you’ll be better off if you do.

How Secrets Can Strengthen or Destroy Your Relationship

Secrets that people keep from their partners are generally detrimental to their intimacy. However, when partners share secrets and keep them from the outside world, the effect can be to increase your bonding.