Psychology

17 January 2017

Is laughter really good for you?

17 January 2017

Can a computer learn to crack jokes?

17 January 2017

What is guaranteed to get a baby chuckling?

17 January 2017

Laughter is a big part of the way we interact, but why?

05 January 2017

Why laughing is good for your mind, body and soul.

29 December 2016

What constitutes a "good" dance?

28 December 2016

We discuss the science of snowflakes...

14 November 2016

Indira Raman offers her perspective on being a scientist who is a woman...

14 November 2016

The rubber hand illusion and feelings of disembodiment...

08 November 2016

How are Eurasian jays teaching us about what it means to be human?

31 October 2016

What does a marmot have to do with the shower scene in psycho?

28 October 2016

Why do people pay money to be scared?

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28 October 2016

How do we learn which things to be afraid us, and how does this relate to horror films?

18 October 2016

How do you train a student in all the skills required to be a fantastic doctor?

07 October 2016

Exploring the neuroscience of the cocktail party effect: why poor listeners pay less attention

27 September 2016

It's a weel know fact, sugar makes kids go round the bend. But is it really true?

22 August 2016

What did Sophie Scott discover when she made voice actors get in her brain scanner?

22 August 2016

The hidden secrets of the creative mind...

18 July 2016

Dogs have the rare ability to tell emotional expressions apart, and not only for each other, but for humans.

12 July 2016

What gives you the edge in professional sport?

30 June 2016

Brain imaging reveals how we experience someone else’s pain

27 June 2016

More psychology tips for your dinner party, including why a hot bowl makes the world seem a better place...

25 May 2016

Stress is a relatively new concept but rates have been on the rise in recent years, but why?

25 May 2016

Some find an event stressful, other just feel it as pressure but why do we experience the same situation differently?