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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Two days later: Adolescents' conflicts with family spill over to school, vice versa

Family conflict and problems at school tend to occur together on the same day. A new study has found that these problems spill over in both …

Music therapy reduces depression in children, adolescents

Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems, a study has found.

Seeing The Light

In 2009, chauffeur Joe Tiralosi was wheeled into the emergency department at New York-Presbyterian Hospital with nausea and profuse sweating. Moments …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

The Hidden Danger of Trying to Get Along With Everyone

The quality of our relationships with romantic partners, friends, acquaintances, and even parents has an enormous impact on overall happiness. …

Smooth Encounters

Every day, we engage in hundreds of seemingly mundane interactions that we think little about but that nevertheless add up to a substantial portion …

Your Body on Display: Social Media and Your Self-Image

Sharing pictures of yourself in various stages of dress, or undress, can result in significant threats to your future relationship and career …

3 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Before Buying Anything

When you buy something new, do you feel happier? Is the feeling different if you purchase "things" or "experiences"?<p>Happiness researchers have …

Why Hearing Good News or Bad News First Really Matters

Many situations in life involve a double-edged sword that carries good news and bad news: A promotion at work may come with an increase in salary but …

How We Really Detect Lies

People lie to each other all the time. Some of these lies are meant to make social relationships easier: A houseguest might tell the host that the …

Which of Us Are the Most Trusting?

There's a surprising new way to predict who will trust you.<p>A new study is giving the mistrustful something to consider: Intelligence strongly …

How to Get Past Indecision

When choices begin to overwhelm, make a decision crisply, without overthinking.<p>Ever wonder how some people make even the biggest decisions easily? …

How Spiteful Are You?

To the extent that we've given it any thought at all, most of us probably assume that the expression “cutting off your nose to spite your face” is …

Can film scripts help people understand anxiety?

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions, now with its own arts festival. But can seeing various disorders played out in films such as Solaris and Walz With Bashir further our understanding?<p>Anxiety has always been woven into the fabric of film-making. From the nail-biting …

23 Great Psychology Experiment Ideas to Explore

Do you need to design an experiment for a psychology assignment? Chances are you can come up with plenty of interesting ideas on your own, but …

Psychology

Psychology Research Paper Topics: 50+ Great Ideas

Are you searching for a great topic for your psychology paper? Sometimes it seems like coming up with a good idea for a paper is more challenging …

Field Guide to The Self-Doubter: Extra Credit

Rosalyn Lang has a Ph.D. in molecular biology, has just completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University, and recently launched her own …

What You Can Learn From a Handshake

<i>We use our personal intelligence to reason accurately about personality. Part of personal intelligence involves identifying clues to what an</i> …

How to Spot and Stop Manipulators

<i>“There are those whose primary ability is to spin wheels of manipulation. It is their second skin and without these spinning wheels, they simply do</i> …

Psychology

Parenting: Pop Psychology

As recently as as the 1970s, psychologists and parenting experts had a ready answer to the question of how much fathers contributed to children's …

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

A comprehensive look at the role color plays in marketing and how it impacts customer engagement.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The psychology of color as it relates to persuasion is one of the most interesting--and most controversial--aspects of marketing.<p><b>The reason:</b> …

Police chief: If jury hadn't mistakenly freed man, he'd still be alive

Had a Fresno jury not mistakenly released a 37-year-old career criminal on Wednesday, he would not have ended up dead less than an hour later following a fight at his sister's house, the city's police chief said.<p>Bobby Lee Pearson got what started out as an unbelievable break Wednesday after a …

Crime