Psychology

Science
We need to start treating grieving for our pets seriously — therapists can help
Tara Yarlagadda
Entertainment
'The Eternal Daughter' review: Tilda Swinton haunts herself in a ghost story for the ages
Hoai-Tran Bui
Mind and Body
Nightmares have plagued humans for millennia — do we finally know how to tame them?
Elana Spivack
Mind and Body
Happiness study finds a huge contrast between 2 types of people — which are you?
Sarah Sloat
Mind and Body
Check your thermostat: Cold homes come with serious mental health risks
The Conversation, Amy Clair and Emma Baker
Mind and Body
How to unblock your creativity: Scientists say this bad habit can help
Sarah Sloat
Culture
You need to watch the darkest crime thriller on HBO Max ASAP
Mónica Marie Zorrilla
Science
What is ganzflicker? The strange history of hallucinating without drugs
Matthew MacKisack, Reshanne Reeder and The Conversation
Science
Why is 13 considered unlucky? The power behind this notorious number
Barry Markovsky and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Brain study suggests the workday needs to be radically restructured
Zoltán Molnár, Tamas Horvath and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Meditation literally changes how your brain's neurons move
Elana Spivack
Innovation
AI is disrupting long-held assumptions about universal grammar
Morten H. Christiansen, Pablo Contreras Kallens and The Conversation
Science
Swearing study reveals cursing’s powerful cognitive effects
Karyn Stapleton, Catherine Loveday, Kristy Beers Fägersten, Richard Stephens and The Conversation
Entertainment
The unexpected psychological effects of Marvel’s strangest superpower
Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
Superhero Therapy: How one Chernobyl survivor is helping Ukrainians today
Olga Alexandru
Mind and Body
Does mindfulness change the brain? Research fractures structural hypothesis
Ali Pattillo
Mind and Body
Having this many nightmares a week may be tied to extreme brain aging
Abidemi Otaiku and The Conversation
Innovation
Want a better relationship with your dog? These 7 factors are key
Tara Yarlagadda
Science
In a first, scientists show dogs can smell when humans are stressed
Elana Spivack
Science
Why do cats love cardboard boxes? Pet experts decode the obsession
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
These two daily activities are wreaking havoc on teens’ sleep
Horacio de la Iglesia and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Scientists know why we are so indecisive — and how to get over it
Sarah Sloat
Mind and Body
Need to use 988? 4 key questions about the new mental health crisis hotline, answered
Katie MacBride
Culture
Inside the cults that survive even when the prophecy fails
Peter Ward
Culture
Is fandom a cult? The religious fervor fueling Star Wars, Marvel, and more
Dais Johnston
Culture
How one Ancient Greek thinker revolutionized math — and possibly started a cult
Becca Caddy
Culture
10 years ago, Joaquin Phoenix made the most realistic cult thriller ever
Chrishaun Baker
Culture
Cult Week
Inverse Staff
Mind and Body
Brain signatures tied to appetite could reveal new treatments for depression
Sarah Sloat
Science
Scientists finally know why we get distracted — and how we can stay on track
Tim Vernimmen and Knowable Magazine
Mind and Body
Microbreaks may be a ‘panacea’ for workday wellness
Elana Spivack
Science
Your eyes move along with your dreams — at least in mice
Massimo Scanziani, Yuta Senzai and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Emotional intelligence might make you more resilient, but there’s a catch
Sarah Sloat
Culture
15 years ago, Rob Zombie’s best slasher movie did the impossible
Josh Bell
Mind and Body
Feeling stressed? Here are 7 simple actions to boost your mental health
Sarah Sloat
Mind and Body
Behavioral psychologists reveal one of the most-overlooked truths about habits
Wendy Wood, Asaf Mazar and The Conversation
Mind and Body
Three factors explain why it’s so hard to change our minds — but it’s not hopeless
Keith M. Bellizzi and The Conversation
Mind and Body
How to tell if a therapist is right for you: 7 questions you need to ask
Sarah Sloat
Culture
20 years ago, Robin Williams made the scariest psychological thriller of his career
Andy Crump
Science
Locked-in syndrome reveals a surprising truth about happiness
Jonathan Moens and Undark
Culture
Is Nathan Fielder the villain of his own Rehearsal?
Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
Neuroscientists figured out why thinking is so exhausting — and how to fix it
Elana Spivack
Mind and Body
The brain’s memory hub may explain why some people get PTSD and some don’t — study
Miriam Fauzia
Culture
HBO’s 'The Rehearsal' is the best psychological thriller of the year
Dais Johnston
Mind and Body
A psychiatrist’s guide to coexisting with intrusive thoughts
Elana Spivack
Mind and Body
Burnout: How to recover and actually enjoy your free time
Chris Woolston and Knowable Magazine
Gaming
17 years ago, Yakuza reinvented video game masculinity
Cian Maher
Innovation
Are self-driving cars safe? The tipping point rests on a psychological illusion
Jean-François Bonnefon and The Reader
Culture
Male celibacy has evolutionary benefits — but not for the reasons you think
Ruth Mace, Alberto Micheletti and The Conversation
Mind and Body
How to spot a liar using a classic mathematical trick
Dorje C Brody and The Conversation