We all harbor secrets. Some are big and bad; some are small and trivial. Researchers have parsed which truths to tell and which not to.
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Bence Nanay Ph.D.
What is swimming style synesthesia?
From different corners of psychological research come three explanations for why Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing works.
New research finds that cats are happy to sit in illusory boxes.
Virtue signaling may have benefits in wartime.
Pixar films often address what teens need to hear.
The popularity of the social media game Wordle has to do with our competitiveness and insecurity.
An argument against making New Year's resolutions, with some advice from Antonio Gramsci.
Non-fungible tokens are confusing. Our obsession with them is even more so.
What Wes Anderson films reveal about the psychology of watching movies.
A psychological explanation for the surprising impact of the Netflix show.
Findings from the "intolerance of uncertainty" paradigm suggest so.
No, the situation is actually much worse.
The players are not as delusional as they may seem
What happens when our visual perception of familiar faces gets mixed up?
The vividness of your mental imagery can influence your decisions.
Hint: Visual art is not only for the eyes.
What does the show's unusual form of storytelling tell us about audience behavior?
Why it's okay to binge.
What the film "Soul" got right about the human mind.
Spoiler: No, they are not.
What does the memory of moral transgressions tell us about who we are?
Lessons for 2020 from Terror Management Theory
The opposite of positive psychology may be better for your mental health.
Why things you must do before you die will leave you disappointed.
If everybody else seems to be a jerk, you may be the jerk.
How amodal completion works in the time of COVID-19.
Fake tan imitates real tan. Fake news imitates nothing.
Runner's high is not a thing. At least it is not one thing.
Our sense of personal space can change quickly.
Moral outrage dominates public discourse. Why do we do it?
Bence Nanay, Ph.D., is professor of philosophy at the University of Antwerp and Cambridge University and the holder of a multi-million Euro ERC Grant on integrating philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience.