Dr. Danielle Sheypuk is attempting to derail the stigma around sex and people with physical disabilities. Born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, Sheypuk knows what it’s like to have a disability -- and a sex life. But she worries…
His story is a staple in psychology classes, but his identity wasn’t known for years: Henry Molaison, the man who lost his ability to form new memories after a lobotomy. In “Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family…
By April Dembosky, KQED
A lot of psychotherapists who were trained to work in the public sector saw a better financial opportunity and jumped ship.
By Nsikan Akpan
An Oxford study uses pairs of swinging objects to determine that ducklings have abstract thoughts.
Hypersexualization in video games has existed since the days of Super Mario, according to a new study from Indiana University.
By Nsikan Akpan
Goats, like dogs, stare at humans when in need, according to a new study.
By Dan Ariely, Aaron Nichols
According to a well-established psychological theory known as “construal theory,” the answer is yes.
Researchers find a moral inconsistency around self-driving vehicles that could present roadblocks to greater public safety.
We gain power by advancing the welfare of other people, and yet, when we feel powerful, we lose those very skills that got us there and take more than our fair share.
By Paul Solman
Is it better to be feared than loved? Or are charisma and community-building the answer? Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to Dacher Keltner, author of the new book "The Power Paradox."…
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