Psychology

10 October 2017

Doing exercise you don’t like makes you more likely to binge on junk food.

19 September 2017

How did 70% of people admit to a crime that never actually happened?

22 August 2017

Researchers have used maths and psychology to analyse whether more diverse groups really do make better decisions.

13 June 2017

The myth busting continues, how much of our brain do we use?

06 June 2017

Eating at a certain time could help align an out-of-sync body clock.

16 May 2017

We explain what game theory is and do a little experiment of our own...

09 May 2017

In 2015, the "tears of joy" emoji made it into the Oxford Dictionary as the Word of the Year... But are...

09 May 2017

Could the language you speak affect the amount you smoke? Or how much you save for your pension?

11 April 2017

Popularity isn't just by chance - there's science behind it.

14 February 2017

Vaping seems to be safer than smoking, but is it causing more teenagers to take up the habit?

24 January 2017

This is a mental illness often associated with teenage girls but new research suggests otherwise.

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?

28 October 2016

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