Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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A new study offers tips on how to make your relationship thrive during COVID-19.
Money makes us happier, but only up to a certain point.
Why do we sometimes find ourselves rooting for the Tony Sopranos, Walter Whites, and Harley Quinns of the world? It may have to do with the extent to which we see ourselves in them.
New research adds depth to our understanding of personality traits like narcissism and Machiavellianism.
Tips for starting your year on the right foot.
New research argues that dark personalities are no smarter than the rest of us.
The answer is more complicated than you might think.
New research reveals interesting gender differences in pre-teen personalities.
Research offers a new take on the question of whether money can buy happiness.
New research explores the relationship habits of narcissists.
Meet the "other-contingent" extravert. Actually, you probably already know several.
New research peers into the mind of the "know-it-all" personality.
Psychologists identify an “inverted U-function” of eyelash attractiveness.
A lot more work needs to be done in the U.S. to create a gender-equal society.
2. Men are lonelier early in life; women are lonelier later on.
Research suggests there is something particularly noxious about student loan debt.
Racial bias is alive and well in America. Science shows us how.
Over 10 percent of Black borrowers may never be able to repay their student loans.
New research offers solutions on how to stop the spread of COVID-19.
A new study investigates.
Female jockeys are just as good as male jockeys, but still face challenges.
A new study explores which types of happiness interventions are most effective.
More people are using drugs as a way to cope with COVID-19 stress.
A growing body of research highlights the important link between gratitude and well-being.
New research shows we can improve our happiness. Here's how.
Or, put differently, how many years will a good relationship earn you?
New research explores personality differences in early adolescence.
New research in psychology sheds light on the factors that shape our happiness.
New research examines geographical effects on people's happiness.
Psychologists explore the trait of religiosity in relation to the Big Five.
Mark Travers, Ph.D., is a psychologist who writes about human potential and the science of reaching it.