Most people believe that they are moral and good. They also believe cheating on a partner is wrong. So how do cheaters live with themselves after their infidelity? Understanding how they reconcile their indiscretions with their beliefs about themselves can help us figure out why “good people” ch...
Millions of Americans fall prey to IPV every year; about 85 percent of the total IPV victims are women according to Bureau of Justice Statistics.
It’s no secret that many children and teenagers see themselves as immune to the risk of accidents and injury.
Perceptions of how well most major British institutions are run have plunged over the past three decades. The 30th British Social Attitudes report, published today, reports decreases in public satisfaction with the government, banks, the press, the police, the BBC, and the Church of England. Only th...
The long-standing debate about psychology’s scientific credentials was reignited last year by microbiologist and founding editor of RealClearScience, Alex Berezow. In a provocative article entitled Keep psychology out of the science club, Berezow argued:
A recent study shows that your confidence may determine what you put on Facebook.
In debates about porn, pornography advocates often seek to dismiss criticism by claiming that, for example, the critics have unresolved personal issues, are offended by sex other than that which fits an extremely narrow, conservative definition, or are engaging in a moral panic.
Study finds that reduction in working hours had no significant impact on overall job and life satisfaction
Misery is psychology’s stale bread and rancid butter. The field heaps attention on sadness, fear and anxiety, and their psychiatric cousins depression, phobia and neurosis.
Study: Positive comments create an illusory snowball effect, while negative responses get cancelled out.
Spotify. Pandora. iTunes. YouTube. We are constantly bombarded with a seemingly limitless amount of new music in our daily lives. But why do we keep coming back to that one song or album we couldn't get enough of in college?