Introvert? You may just be bad at recognising faces
Some are 'super-recognisers' of faces, some struggle. Scientists now put their mind to why so
What the new science of authenticity says about discovering your true self
Seeking fluency — and avoiding internal conflict — is probably a pretty good way to stay on the path to being true to yourself
Empathy is the secret ingredient that makes cooperation – and civilization – possible
Even initially uncooperative societies in which everyone judged each other based mostly on their own selfish perspectives, eventually discovered …
The little chickadee sheds light on how certain humans have bigger, more retentive brains
Five rules from psychology to help keep your new year’s resolutions
How habits form and how you can beat them
I think, therefore I get well
Cures based on the mind-body nexus are gradually finding favour
The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here's why
The symptoms of 'schizophrenia' are very real, but experts are looking for a better way to define them
“Environmental amnesia is constricting our intellect”
Though we are living in a highly degraded environment, we have failed to spot behavioural fallouts. Increasingly, children living in polluted …
Can reading fiction literally change your mind?
Is there weight to claims that reading can make you a better person – or are they just tall tales?
A test to diagnose psychopaths can help identify fish behaviours that could benefit aquaculture
Despite its sinister beginnings, personality profiling has proven effective at predicting the behaviour of humans and now lumpfish
What is love? Here's the science ...
We think we know when we feel it – but here's what is really going on in our brains and bodies
A year since lockdown: What went on in the minds of Indian children and how did they cope?
A little less than half the respondents said the pandemic made them feel worried or bored
How a community-based approach to mental health is making strides in Zimbabwe
Lay workers are being trained to help Zimbabwe manage mental issues in communities. So far it's proving successful.
Children as court witnesses: Compassion needed to protect minors from trauma
The role of medical practitioners assumes significance in handling such cases
'I am a farmer about to commit suicide. Can you help me? My Aadhaar number is...'
Psychologists are now intervening to help distressed farmers
Notes on migration
Bhojpuri folk songs expressing feelings of women left behind by migrant workers have evolved over the centuries, reflecting changing patterns of …