There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Daniel Robinson on February 01, 2019 in Sanity Over Success
How can we be the victims of technology that we're the ones creating?
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 29, 2019 in Ambigamy
12 observations to help you orient for efficient learning from things not going as you expected.
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on January 29, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Is it all just fun and games? Tests of human behaviour in game interactions, can teach us about general principles of decision making and help to optimise our real-life choices.
By Nick Hobson, Ph.D., Leandra McIntosh, and Maryam Marashi on January 29, 2019 in Ritual and the Brain
Are you a sub-par negotiator? Good news: It's all in your head.
By Garth Sundem on January 29, 2019 in Brain Trust
Do people who post workout pictures want a love connection but feel bad about their chances?
By Moses Ma on January 28, 2019 in The Tao of Innovation
What’s really happening in the crypto market is that regulators, policy makers and institutional investors are getting their stake and foot into the market before crypto spring.
By Loren Soeiro, Ph.D. ABPP on January 28, 2019 in I Hear You
Financial problems can have a very significant impact on mental health. What are the emotional consequences of stock market fluctuations, and what can you can do about them?
By Steve Rathje on January 25, 2019 in Words Matter
Why our preference for single-cause explanations is a problem.
By Nick Hobson, Ph.D., Leandra McIntosh, and Maryam Marashi on January 25, 2019 in Ritual and the Brain
Are you tired of all the boring meetings? Some emotional intelligence can elevate those workplace gatherings.
By Ingo Zettler Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in Individual Differences
Which personality characteristics affect cheating? This is what recent large-scale meta-analyses and re-analyses tell us.
By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on January 21, 2019 in The Science Behind Behavior
We are naturally drawn to price points, and they simplify our buying decisions. But they can also encourage us to purchase thoughtlessly.
By Louis Putterman Ph.D. on January 20, 2019 in The Good, The Bad, The Economy
The mixed economy has helped bring a better living standard to hundreds of millions. Now, falling trust in government raises doubts about its survival. Enter OECD's "TrustLab."
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 16, 2019 in Ambigamy
How to explain the emergence of will, motivation, agency and effort from aimless chemistry? We think evolution causes them, but it's the other way around.
By Victor Lipman on January 14, 2019 in Mind of the Manager
Management stress is often transferred, meaning that managers who feel stress acutely tend to pass it on to their employees.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on January 14, 2019 in Ambigamy
Pure romanticism is dangerous gullibility. Pure cynicism is heartless cruelty. What's the alternative? Romanticynicism!
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on January 12, 2019 in Addiction in Society
I’m surviving as well as most Americans. Here’s what I face.
By Ira Hyman Ph.D. on January 11, 2019 in Mental Mishaps
I’ve lived paycheck to paycheck. I’ve waited to buy food, worried about rent, and delayed bills. I've worried about money. And that can be a problem.
By Raj Persaud, M.D. and Peter Bruggen, M.D. on January 07, 2019 in Slightly Blighty
Nearly one in 10 single women will be induced not to marry as a result of a big money lottery win. Additional income encourages single women to remain unmarried.
By Utpal Dholakia Ph.D. on January 07, 2019 in The Science Behind Behavior
American sellers focus on consumer psychology while Asian sellers emphasize luck.
By Jean Kim M.D. on January 02, 2019 in Culture Shrink
What do our current technology-driven, resource-draining societal behaviors indicate for our future survival?
By Eva M. Krockow Ph.D. on January 02, 2019 in Stretching Theory
Instead of committing to yet another diet this January, let’s try something different to lose those pesky holiday pounds.
By Peter A. Ubel M.D. on January 02, 2019 in Scientocracy
A series of studies using brain imaging raise the possibility that sometimes we think we like or dislike things, but our brains know better.
By Larry Stybel, Ed.D. and Maryanne Peabody, MBA on January 01, 2019 in Platform for Success
Is your company on target to be the Blackberry of its generation? If so, here are steps you can take.
By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D. on December 31, 2018 in Persuasion, Bias, and Choice
Why is scarcity so persuasive? Can you really make something more desirable, just by getting others to believe it is in limited supply—or in high demand? Read on to find out...
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on December 31, 2018 in Ambigamy
Often the things we resolve to do are actually just things we wish we could claim to have done. These do not make for sustainable New Year's resolutions.