Why punishing your child will motivate bad behaviour
Punishing children to correct their bad behaviour will have an opposite effect.
How does hypnosis work?
Research shows what goes on in the brain during hypnosis and how suggestion can significantly modify the processing of stimuli...
Do we inherit our trusting disposition?
Trusting someone may be due to our genes while distrust seems to be primarily socialized.
Take photographs for better visual memory
New research shows that taking photographs may actually enhance our visual memory of our experiences but impair non-visual memory.
Exercise to feel better about your body image
Negative body image in women can be reversed with just 30 minutes of exercise.
Know yourself better to improve your ability to understand others
Through targeted training we can better understand ourselves and ultimately understand others better.
Why virtual reality makes dental visits less painful
Virtual Reality experiences help patients feel less anxious and less pain during dental visits.
Is insomnia in your genes?
A new study finds seven risk genes responsible for insomnia.
Culture affects how people lie
When people lie, their language changes, but it depends on their culture.
Testosterone makes men feel less wrong
Men given doses of testosterone performed poorly on a cognitive reflection test than a group given a placebo.
Racial bias starts at early age in children
Two new studies point at racial bias starting at a very young age in children six to nine month old.
Why you choose romantic partners who're similar to you
The people we date share many similarities – physically and personality wise according to a new study.
Why autism goes unrecognised in girls
Girls with autism have reasonably good social skills, which makes it difficult to recognise their autism.
How to love yourself out of debt
If the mere thought of your finances makes you cringe, it’s time to examine how you relate to money —...
How to motivate yourself for the year ahead — and stay on track
Where does motivation come from, how can you get it and, most importantly, how can you keep it going? We...
"Emotional Hangover" can influence future memories
Emotions can cause lasting vivid memories, but very little is known whether emotions can enhance memory formation of future events.
Perform better when you think with your hands
Psychologists attempt to prove that we fare better when we think with our hands rather than just in our minds.
What is the Hoffman Process?
We experience the Hoffman Process, a little known but fascinating personal development program.
Beer and music
The taste of beer can be altered by music — for the better. Time to crank those tunes...
How seeing red can reverse your thinking
For some people, the colour red can make them more likely to break rules.