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Laughing is good for your mind and your body – here’s...

Janet M. Gibson, Grinnell College Amusement and pleasant surprises – and the laughter they can trigger – add texture to the fabric of daily life. Those...

How to choose the right Christmas gift: tips from psychological research

Adrian R. Camilleri, University of Technology Sydney Christmas is a time of celebration, relaxation and gift giving. But choosing gifts can also make it a time...

Conservatives value personal stories more than liberals do when evaluating scientific...

Randy Stein, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona; Alexander Swan, Eureka College, and Michelle Sarraf, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona The Research Brief is a short...

Keep calm and carry on – but how? A psychologist offers...

Bethany Teachman, University of Virginia Well-meaning advice for people freaking out about current events often includes encouragement to be patient, stay calm and keep the...

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

Stephanie Malin, Colorado State University Hydraulic fracturing has boomed in the U.S. over the past decade, but unless you live near it, you may not...

Why contemplating death can help you live a happier life

Steve Taylor, Leeds Beckett University How do you feel about the idea of dying? Is it something you think about often? Or does it make...

Microaggressions aren’t just innocent blunders – new research links them with...

Jonathan Kanter, University of Washington A white man shares publicly that a group of Black Harvard graduates “look like gang members to me” and claims...

Why our screens leave us hungry for more nutritious forms of...

mc schraefel, University of Southampton COVID-19 has seen all the rules change when it comes to social engagement. Workplaces and schools have closed, gatherings have...

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Don’t want federal agents in your city or town? Then protect...

Frank V. Zerunyan, University of Southern California I recently visited Portland, Oregon, and saw the destruction around the federal courthouse there – walls defaced with...