The purpose of guilt is to tell us that our moral standards have been compromised; psychological research shows it can have positive and negative impacts.
As parts of the world emerge from the pandemic, researchers are wondering which of our new habits are here to stay, like how we view travel and work.
As we age, our memories become cluttered with information that doesn't matter. But, as a result, older people can also be more creative, says new study.
Yale researchers have discovered that the destruction of brain synapses underlies the cognitive deficits experienced by patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
People in the EU generated an average of 505 kilogrammes of waste in 2020, up nearly 10% since 1995. Denmark and Luxembourg created the most municipal rubbish.
Behavioural experiments allow leaders to embed responsible and sustainable behaviours in their organisations, de-risk change and unlock human potential.
Art historian Amy Herman says that spending time with art can help us to improve our problem-solving skills, by transferring our observations into action
Researchers have found a relationship between the counting ability of Tsimane’ people and their ability to do matching tasks with numbers up to about 25.
Men and women interpret 'interoceptive' signals differently. This important discovery could change the future of how mental health conditions are treated.
A study by psychologists Doris Baumann and Professor Willibald Ruch finds pursuing fulfillment is not a luxury, but essential for our mental health.
A new study shows people are likely to underestimate how good they’ll feel after having a meaningful conversation with a stranger.
New research on the connection between external stimulation and personal memory could be pivotal in understanding how to treat neurological disorders.
As an annual tradition, Google reveals its biggest trending search queries over the last 12 months.
New research explores how humans make decisions in uncertain situations, with implications for how we've managed uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mark Griffiths, an expert in addictive behaviour, outlines 6 key components which could help determine whether someone is addicted to binge-watching.