Saving the Planet Feels Good

Can positive emotions help save the environment? New research suggests that a warm-glow from engaging in virtuous moral behaviors can encourage green behavior.

The Virality Equation

What makes some issues go viral, while others never seem to take off? New research explains why.

How to Spot Fake News

Most people aren't able to distinguish fake from real news, can you? Here's five key tips to help spot fake news.

Are Your Beliefs About Gun Safety in Tune With America?

How do your personal opinions compare to the views of fellow Americans? Take our quiz and find out!

How to Profile a Narcissist With One Simple Question

New research shows that you may be able to identify a narcissist by asking them one simple question.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Narcissism

Where do we draw the line between a healthy amount of self-love and narcissism as a personality disorder? Is Donald Trump really a narcissist? Are there any upsides to narcissism?

How to Change Minds About Vaccine Safety

If there is only one thing you could say about vaccine safety, what should it be? The answer might be surprisingly simple.

The Surprising Power of Conspiracy Theories

Can merely being exposed to popular conspiracy theories make you less pro-social?

The Rise of Green Prison Programs

Can exposure to nature help reduce crime?

The Psychology of Competition

Competitions are fun, let’s be honest. At one point or another, you probably have enjoyed being part of some kind of competition. Of course, competitions are more fun if you actually “win” (but for you to win, someone else must lose). Given this basic inequality: can competitions promote pro-social behavior?