The so-called 'first night effect' has been recognised before, but scientists have now explained why it happens
'Individuals who display unusual behavioural patterns are outside of the norm, and by definition unpredictable'
People interpret emojis differently through a survey done by 304 crowd workers in Amazon Mechanical Turk
Faking a smile actually does make you happier!
'Spending money on products that help us express who we are as individuals could be as important to our well-being as finding the right job'
Psychologists have devised surveys to measure where a person falls on the "dark triad” spectrum of personalities, which encompasses Machiavellianism, narcissism and psychopathy
A paedophile has the 'same ingrained attraction that a heterosexual female may feel towards a male', psychologist says
'Music is very important to us and is often closely linked to our identity'
Hell might actually be other people -- at least if you're really smart.
'People over generalise in judging those with droopy eyelids,' says Dr Talamas
Video explains linguistic phenomenon known as the McGurk Effect
'Liberals have a less structured and more flexible cognitive style,' says Dr Carola Salvi
Men are often allowed to 'get away with' being impractical geniuses in ways women are not, say experts
Scientists found associations between high video game use and better social skills and school performance
Millions of people around the world suffer from a fear of enclosed spaces
Doing something habitually or excessively does not necessarily make it problematic