More articles about: psychology

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.
While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one. Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management University are ...
We shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, we tell ourselves, but apparently, the world can’t help it.
Did you know that it takes an average tenth of a second for human beings to form an impression about someone else’s character? With the knowledge of just how important first impressions are, researchers from the University of Toronto conducted a study ...
Grandma and Grandpa knew it all along.
When kids have good relationships with their grandparents, the benefits go way beyond warm fuzzy feelings or great Christmas presents. It turns out those close bonds affect how kids view the elderly in general. A new study, published in the journal Child Development, found ...
More than 50 years of research points to the same conclusion.
Chelsi Silvey was holiday shopping when her daughter, then almost 5, had a category-five meltdown. Christmas was just a few weeks away, Silvey rationalized, so she wasn't about to buy a new toy — shiny as it was — and hand it ...
Young members of Gen Z take less risks than their millennial counterparts.
The media’s fixation with millennials and their baffling behavior—from their fondness for avocado toast to their delicate, ‘snowflake-like’ demeanor over social issues—has left out significant conversation about the next group of members of society, Generation Z or Gen Z, for short. Also ...