Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Are you making the best food choices for you and your family? Redesigned food nutrition labels reveal new and useful information to consumers.
Why do we love the psychological myth of the 10 percent brain? Neuroscience shows no support for this, but we do not seem willing to let the idea go.
If you work with groups of people in a leadership role or as a team member, here are three ideas that may change the way you do things.
Recent research takes an evolutionary psychology approach to city planning with the goals of enhancing relationships and promoting well-being.
Will you fall in love with your total opposite? Are cult members dumb, gullible sheep? Answers to these questions and eight other surprises from psychological science.
Many established IQ tests are valid, reputable, and trustworthy, but use caution with free internet tests. Either way, how much should you let a single number affect your life?
What is wrong with dressing your dog up for Halloween? Absolutely nothing. But buying your dog an imitation service dog vest is not good—and it is more common than you think.
How many psychopaths are reading this next to you right now? Rates are very high in prison, but if you work in an office you may see one or more of these signs in a co-worker.
Why would a man ever get a pedicure? That’s what I always thought until I tried it. Here some things I learned.
Every intensely emotional thing you do is inked to an adaptive problem and solution. These books will open doors.
Why do low-income extraverts spend more on "high status" luxury goods compared to low-income introverts? New research shows how status-shopping interacts with personality.
Many residents along the Texas coast will be facing a long road to psychological recovery. Here are four types of loss to watch out for in the aftermath of disasters.
The pain of extreme isolation results from a conflict between evolved social mechanisms and impersonal modern environments containing built structures that cut us off from others.
Do narcissists all over the world go after short-term sexual relationships? Cross-cultural research reveals universal links between narcissism and sex without commitment.
You may think you are expressing anger in a safe and constructive way when you punch a pillow, stomp on a doll, or enter a rage room, but research suggests otherwise.
Why do some men get premature championship tattoos? Here are four reasons why you might go for some skin art that predicts a successful season for your favorite team.
Children are obsessed with the online sub-culture of surprise egg videos and the micro-universe inhabited by family finger people.
Did you know that your psychological profile is connected to physical location? The geographic spots we live, work, and play in are expressions of our personalities.
Do you get goosebumps when listening to music or watching movies? It could be your personality.
Should you be taking "clown craze 2016" seriously? Social panic sets in as clowns run wild. Real or imagined?
My American baby is speaking British! Is it still acceptable to discriminate based on accent?
Economy got you down? Try some new lipstick - it's good for two reasons.
Is tipping just an insincere act of outward conformity? Or is it a behavior performed by millions every day because of their own deeply held values of right and wrong?
Why do we keep playing when we know we shouldn't? The very long odds of winning the lottery don't seem to keep people from spending money.
Three secrets to effective leadership. Lincoln did it. Why not you?
Learn 5 new ways to be inspired by live music and improve your next concert experience.
Let's talk about sex...and emotions, politics, culture, cooperation, genes, and the psychological design of the human mind. Modern evolutionary psychology tackles all of it.
Is your brain operating at only 10% capacity? Here is why the answer is a lot like Bigfoot.
What happens when you lock a group of college males in the basement for a two-week experiment? Find out this week on DVD.
Here's what might happen after your Thanksgiving meal this year.
Kevin Bennett is an Assistant Teaching Professor in Psychology at the Beaver campus of Penn State University.