'Smiling is an appeasement gesture signalling you are not a threat. But Trump wants to convey that he is a threat'
From campaign language to what you find when you delve into his tweets
It's not just OK to be miserable sometimes, it's essential for survival
Charm and charisma are possible to learn - just prepare to perform a mental juggling act
Professor Dan Ariely's videos about psychology and motivation have wracked up more than eight million views on YouTube
The idea of a 'terrifying' North Pole intelligence company was also condemned by academics
Is your personality type the 'hulk', 'paranoid', 'social climber', or 'upright citizen'?
Researchers have struggled to understand why the memories that seem to stay with people the most are from the years between their late teens and mid-twenties. But as Chris Moulin, Akira O’Connor and Clare Rathbone write, it may have a lot to do with how our identities are formed
A new study shows the ‘treat ’em mean, keep ’em keen’ approach may not be the best way to win a popularity contest, Nichola Raihani writes
There's a common misconception that trust is something that builds gradually — that the only person you could possibly reveal personal information to is a close friend or family member you've known for years.
‘Deceivers often recall how small acts of dishonesty snowballed over time and they suddenly found themselves committing quite large crimes’
Psychologists have probed how deodorant changes perceptions of masculinity and feminity
Intuitively, it makes sense that those who easily feel empathy are also easily moved
'It could just be wearing a colorful tie, or colorful socks or, you know, different shoes. It has to be very clear that it’s deliberate,' says the study's authors
Even British Government policy is informed by the concept of 'optimism bias', but new research suggests there is no evidence for it as a general state of mind
Researchers describe a ‘self-fulfilling prophecy’ effect