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A recent study suggests that powerful individuals are more likely to forgive their romantic partners.
A recent study examines the motives for polyamory, including the personal, political, and psychodynamic.
A recent paper reviews the relationship between emotion-regulation strategies and mood.
Recent research suggests freedom and autonomy promote well-being and the perception that a certain aspect of who you are will last after death.
A recent paper reviews the latest research on how to overcome barriers to giving effective feedback.
A recent study found that individuals who often felt unwanted and unloved by their parents as children were more likely to receive a diagnosis of depression.
Romantic relationships are a primary way that people expand their sense of self.
A new study suggests looking at pictures of one’s spouse increases feelings of love and attachment, in addition to enhancing marital satisfaction.
A new study explores how comparing one’s relationship with superior and inferior relationships affects relationship satisfaction, optimism, and self- and partner-perceptions.
A recent meta-analysis of over 10,000 participants finds that support in a romantic relationship is a strong predictor of goal outcomes, such as goal progress and commitment.
Why are some people more successful at achieving goals? A recent paper sheds some light on this question by examining the relationship between motivation and self-control.
A recent study suggests people who move often rely more on their romantic partners for the fulfillment of their psychological needs, which results in relationship dissatisfaction.
A recent study investigated what psychopaths, narcissists, and Machiavellians think of the Internet and how they present themselves online.
Research explores paranoia, dominance, uniqueness, gullibility, and collective narcissism to explain why narcissists are drawn to conspiracy theories.
A recent paper argues that conspiracy beliefs can be adaptive; they are remnants of adaptation to historical traumas.
A recent paper reports the first-ever systematic review of the link between everyday sadism and aggression, including anger, sexual violence, and trolling.
A recent study of over 135,000 participants concludes that a sense of purpose is associated with reduced loneliness, particularly among those experiencing severe psychological distress.
According to a recent study, all narcissists desire status, but only some narcissists feel they have succeeded in achieving it.
Recent research suggests that we experience our life as meaningful when we feel our life matters, is coherent, and has an overall purpose.
A recent review of 75 studies (with nearly 280,000 participants) discusses the linguistic predictors of suicidal thoughts and suicidal behaviors.
A new study finds that people who self-identify as agnostic, versus atheist, are more curious about others and open to their views but also less emotionally stable.
A recent study of over 6,000 American adults suggests the link between active suicidal ideation and suicide attempt is weaker than previously assumed.
A recent paper proposes a new model that emphasizes curiosity, emotion regulation, compassion, self/life knowledge, metacognition, and self-reflection.
A new study suggests the emotion regulation strategy of reappraisal is associated with better change outcomes for partners in a relationship.
A recent series of studies finds that one way to increase passion and relationship intimacy, commitment, and satisfaction involves romantic nostalgia.
A new study concludes that relationship variables explain why some people experience higher satisfaction with their sex life.
A recent article reviews the latest research on the classification, assessment, and treatment of compulsive shopping.
A recent study suggests a negative evaluation of one’s own body negatively affects relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction.
A new study finds that perfection differs from excellence, and the latter is associated with more positive outcomes, such as better academic performance and more life satisfaction.
New research suggests autonomy-supportive (compared to controlling) strategies are more effective for maintaining privacy and eliciting disclosure in a romantic relationship.
Arash Emamzadeh attended the University of British Columbia in Canada, where he studied genetics and psychology. He has also done graduate work in clinical psychology and neuropsychology in U.S.