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What we've all been getting wrong about choosing gifts
10 heavenly psychology studies you'll wish you'd participated in
If you volunteer for a psychologist's experiment, it might involve nothing more exciting than answering some questions online, or maybe you'll be...
When is the best time of day to keep a diary?
By guest blogger Jordan Gaines LewisFor over 15 years now, I’ve faithfully kept a diary. Every night, from age 11 until my senior year of...
Why words get stuck on the tip of your tongue, and how to stop it recurring
Someone in a tip-of-the-tongue state will invariably writhe about as if in some physical discomfort. "I know it, I know it, hang on ..." they will...
How rudeness spreads like a contagion
University of Florida researchers have finally put a long-standing hypothesis about rudeness to the test. The history to this is a study published...
Our pick of this week's 10 best psychology and neuroscience links:Making Holidays WorkWith the holiday season in full swing, work and...
Research Digest: blatant dehumanisation
Ghanaian footballer Emmanuel Frimpong’s match in Russia last Friday ended nastily: "When the match was stopped,” he said, “the fans started...
Research Digest: Why dads should thank their handsome sons
If you're the father to a good-looking boy, you might want to give him your thanks – his handsome looks apparently mean women will tend to find you...
Research Digest: What kind of mass murderer dies in the act?
There's a striking fact about mass murderers – an extremely high percentage (around 30 per cent) of them die in the act, either by suicide or...
Research Digest: Can loneliness shape your personality?
It's often assumed that personality is largely fixed, like your height or shoe size. But a better analogy might be between personality and body...