Psychologists have yet to find a way to diminish hidden prejudice, but they do have strategies for thwarting discrimination.
By Betsy Mason, Knowable Magazine
Social media appeals to users through a repetitive rewards system, so what happens when it takes away the likes?…
By Jamie Leventhal
A linguist explains how your political orientation can influence how you pronounce certain words.
By Zachary Jaggers, The Conversation
"The opioid epidemic is the greatest public health crisis of our generation," says clinical psychologist Navdeep Kang. But, he says, a lot of people struggle to get access to care, facing long wait times, when addiction should be treated just…
By Csilla Ari D'Agostino, The Conversation
How is NASA preparing astronauts for high-stress living on the moon? Turns out the answer is by living in undersea bases just off the coast of Florida in a lab known as Aquarius Reef Base.
By Scott T. Allison, The Conversation
Psychology researchers are interested in what makes a hero. Turns out many mothers tick off those same boxes by fulfilling a range of needs for their offspring.
Consuming media coverage of mass killings, whether via news or social media, creates a self-perpetuating cycle of mental distress, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan
Research shows that most people prefer (and potentially have always preferred throughout history) their partisan leanings over weighing things objectively.
By Nsikan Akpan
This Valentine’s Day, three neuroscientists explain why music-evoked memories are so potent -- and whether we can let them go.
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