Identities that govern seemingly innate experiences, such as the taste of food—or even racial bias—can be harnessed to create positive social change.
Experiencing unpleasant intrusive thoughts is a common, and unthreatening, phenomenon, but how we deal with it can be dangerous.
Are aging Americans hyper-anxious about dementia?
A decades old idea argues that shopping is not about the items you sell—it's about the spectacle in which you sell them.
Injuries and deaths from Norman doors are often later chalked up to human error, designer Don Norman says. But the error is not the user's. It's the designer's.
According to a recent research, law enforcement often leverages a powerful psychological susceptibility—the "emotional seesaw effect"—that potentially has widespread application.
Stuck inside our heads, we all know how much we're watching others, but fail to grasp just how much everyone else is watching us.
Most of the time, we end up with opinions we parrot from political figures we support.
The 19th-century British economist Stanley Jevons predicted—correctly—that the invention of more-efficient steam engines would lead to more coal getting burned.