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It’s not just you. We’re all nearing our wits’ end this year, and that’s going to make the pandemic and what comes after it worse.
We know that teenagers think differently from adults because their brains aren't finished forming. But how does an adolescent brain transform into an adult one?
Widespread fraud and financial misdeeds have cost us trillions of dollars, but we're having trouble holding the perpetrators responsible. Is it because our minds can't process it?
People are consuming more news than ever before and it's making them angrier, more frustrated, and overwhelmed thanks to the people who dominate the news cycles.
The longest ever study of intergenerational narcissistic traits finds that millennials are not as sensitive and self-absorbed as boomers.
Researchers tried to test whether debates about vaccination lead to more extreme polarization and found a complete shutdown of all debate. But is their study critically flawed?
You certainly don't want to trample on people's self-esteem. But some people just seem to have way too much, and when they do, a lot of very bad things tend to happen.
People in polyamorous relationships often say it's unfair to expect to have all their needs met by one person. According to psychologists, they might have a good point.
Poverty isn't just a socioeconomic state, it's also a state of mind. And when tasked with making important decisions on a shoestring budget, your brain will sabotage your wallet.
Interaction with robots on a regular basis has the potential to blur some important lines when it comes to dealing with the world around us. But the good news is that our machines can still enforce them.