Psychology

Health

Our Favorite Comfort Foods May One Day Help Us Tap Into Lost Memories

ByDoug Angus, Kate Simpson, Megan Lee and The Conversation
Science

Are The Benefits Of Psychedelics Overblown? Here’s One Compelling Case Against The Hype

ByMichiel van Elk and The Conversation
Science

The 3.2 Million-Year-Old Lucy Fossil Reveals A Forgotten Truth About Humans

ByStacy Keltner and The Conversation
Science

There's A Lot More To Translate In A Baby Babble Than You Might Think

ByAndrew Jessop and The Conversation
Health

Here’s Why You May Not Be Getting the Benefits You Expected From Mindfulness

ByThe Conversation, Nathaniel Johnson and Hali Kil
Health

Is Boredom An Emotion? Not Exactly, But It's More Important Than You Think

ByTina Kendall and The Conversation
Science

This Bird Is Way Smarter Than Anyone Gives It Credit For

ByEdwin Dalmaijer and The Conversation
Science

Elephants Give Each Other Unique Names. It Gets Weirder

ByMickey Pardo and The Conversation
Health

In a Bizarre Experiment, Neuroscientists Figured Out How We Control This Extremely Basic Human Need

ByKnowable Magazine and Emily Underwood
Science

Abracadabra! How magic can help us understand animal minds

ByBetsy Mason and Knowable Magazine
Health

When To Quit Therapy, According To A Clinical Psychologist

BySimon Sherry and The Conversation
Health

Why Self-Control Alone Won’t Help You Achieve Your Goals

ByTim Vernimmen and Knowable Magazine
Health

How Legalization Has Made Pot A Lot More Potent

ByTy Schepis and The Conversation
Pet Science

Can You Train Your Cat to Sit? It's Absurdly Easy With This Simple Trick

ByElana Spivack
Science

'Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes' Raises the Question: How Intelligent Are Apes?

ByDoris Elín Urrutia
Health

A New Study Is Finally Attempting to Pin Down The Root Causes of Depression

ByThe Conversation, Ian Hickie and Jacob Crouse
Health

This Personality Trait May Explain Why You Are Still Single

ByThe Conversation, Christopher Pepping, Yuthika Girme, Tim Cronin and Geoff Macdonald
Health

Over 700 Startups Have Invested Billions of Dollars Into Solving Humanity’s Most Challenging Problem

ByUndark and Emily Cataneo
Health

What Causes Hoarding? New Research Suggests It Can Start in Childhood

ByThe Conversation and Victoria Ruby-Granger
Detox

Wellness Culture Today Forgot About One Giant Idea From the Original 1970s Movement

ByElana Spivack
Science

Brain Scans Of Jazz Musicians Could Unlock The Mystery Of Creative Flow

ByJohn Kounios, Yvette Kounios and The Conversation
Science

Did Solar Eclipses Boost the Economies of Our Ancestors? These Researchers Think So

ByBree Iskandar
Health

The Real Reason Finland Is The Happiest Country In The World

ByThe Conversation and August Nilsson
Health

This Common Adaptation Could Be The Key To Happiness

ByBruce Hood, Sarah Jelbert and The Conversation
Science

The Gold Standard For Measuring Brain Activity Has Been Around For 100 Years

ByGiridhar Kalamangalam and The Conversation
Mind and Body

Can Weed Make Recreational Running Easier? These Runners and Scientists Are Racing To Find Out

ByDawn Attride
Health

What Makes Us Happy? Here’s What Scientists Actually Know

ByAmber Dance and Knowable Magazine
Health

Can Covid-19 Lead to Cognitive Decline? Here’s What the Evidence Actually Shows

ByZiyad Al-Aly and The Conversation
Health

A Psychiatrist Reveals the Human Emotions That Could Halt Longterm Space Travel

ByThe Conversation and Nick Kanas
Science

The Psychological Coping Mechanisms Of Elite Athletes Can Help Everyone Face High-Pressure Situations

ByTom Siegfried and Knowable Magazine
Future of Medicine

Psilocybin: For the terminally ill, mushroom legality may come too late

ByMatigan King and Claire Cameron
Detox

Can men get postpartum depression? Experts and dads reveal the truth

ByKatie MacBride
The Superhero Issue

Superhero Therapy: How one Chernobyl survivor is helping Ukrainians today

ByOlga Alexandru
Cult Week

Is fandom a cult? The religious fervor fueling Star Wars, Marvel, and more

ByDais Johnston
Culture

Sad Dads: The battle to recognize postpartum depression in new fathers

ByThe Editors of Fatherly
Mind and Body

Having intense dreams after your Covid-19 shot? An expert explains why

ByKatie MacBride
Gaming

Resident Evil proves the worst trope in horror video games needs to die

ByEmma Flint
NTA or YTA?

Am I the Asshole? Why Reddit's favorite question is more popular than ever

ByEmma Magnus

The unexpected psychological effects of Marvel’s strangest superpower

ByDais Johnston
just breathe

A quarantine brain hack could also help fight climate change

ByAlex Tzelnic
Cult Week

How one Ancient Greek thinker revolutionized math — and possibly started a cult

ByBecca Caddy
STRATEGY

Does mindfulness change the brain? Research fractures structural hypothesis

ByAli Pattillo
Don't Panic

Ted Lasso's focus on therapy is its greatest gift

ByKatie MacBride

“Aharon said it was healing:” How psychedelic therapy was undermined by abuse

ByKatie MacBride

Prince Harry's therapy on Apple TV+ gets right one vital truth about trauma

ByKatie MacBride
swipe right

Why A.I. knows who you find attractive better than you do

BySarah Wells
Future Of Sleep

Nightmares have plagued humans for millennia — do we finally know how to tame them?

ByElana Spivack
The Inverse Interview

'Evil' Season 3 cast and creators tease the rising underworld and "shaken" status quo

ByEric Francisco
Detox

Questioning masculinity can make you happier and smarter

ByKatie MacBride
Detox

Jason Kander quit a mayoral election because of PTSD. More men can follow his lead.

ByKatie MacBride