By Susan Scutti | Thu, 03/13/2014 - 17:04
Two recent studies show how changes in self-esteem impact our health more than baseline feelings of worth.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:58
On a psychological level, brands can fulfill real human needs; during a fearful situation, a person who has no contact with others will form a greater attachment to an available brand.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:00
In a recent study, researchers discovered that listeners generally agreed which voices, male and female, were more attractive — those most "typically" male or female.
By John Ericson | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 18:59
When it comes to shopping, packaging and branding is often just as important as consumer preference.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:42
A recent study found that some couples tend to idealize their own lifestyle over singles' and believe that others will benefit from the way they live, which is called "normative idealization."
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 12/28/2013 - 17:36
With a little preparation, a lot of self-control, and support from your loved ones, this could be the year you make your New Year's resolution stick.
By Lecia Bushak | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 11:58
Psychologists have released a study that found that guilt could undermine the desire to lose weight, rather than motivate it.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 11/28/2013 - 14:00
Gut feelings, rather than conscious attitudes, are a better predictor for whether a marriage will remain happy, according to research from Florida State University.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 15:53
Researchers found that cousins, the default "brothers" and "sisters" of China's one-child policy children, don't suffice as social buffers.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 11:01
Grocery shopping can be an effortful, time-consuming event, and given the psychology behind decision-making, it's probably no accident.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 14:40
Trying to regulate your emotions — specifically by cognitive reappraisal — may actually have negative effects on your psychological health.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 16:33
Psychological factors may represent an insurmountable obstacle to a global, cooperative effort against climate change.