The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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What does morality have in common with language? The answer will surprise you.
Do disasters and economic downturns produce a rise in crime? The answer may surprise you.
Do people care more about themselves or others? New research on self-fulfillment reveals a surprising answer.
How murder and selective mating made us care a lot about what others think of us.
Why people follow the crowd, what Tinder does to your brain, why women and men care about muscles, and more.
Cancel culture reveals what people secretly crave: Social status, friends, and enemies.
Do people care more when men cheat? Fascinating data suggests we blame male cheaters more than female cheaters.
Research reveals how height influences our romantic and professional lives.
A recent book tells us why our reputations can matter more to us than telling the truth.
Why do women and men care so much about big, strong muscles? The answers will surprise you.
Why are people so outraged? The answer will surprise you.
The Genie from Aladdin is a brilliant evolutionary psychologist.
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The rich and famous wrongly bribed their kids into college. Here are 5 other stunning facts about college in America.
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Blame modern life for the collapse in social engagement.
A surprising new scientific theory attempts to explain why morality can lead to violence.
What is the link between self-dehumanization and bad behavior? The answer might surprise you.
Eating ginger reduces feelings of disgust. How does this affect our moral judgments?
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Are our morals reasonable? Research says they're more subjective than we think.
Why it can pay to be inflexible.
What do your friends expect from you? The answer will surprise you.
Is it a match? Maybe not.
Is Freud responsible for the rise of social media? You won't believe the shocking answer.
Secrets to getting into an elite college no one tells you about.
Research reveals the secrets behind punishment.
Rob Henderson is a Ph.D. student at the University of Cambridge. He received a B.S. in Psychology from Yale University and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.