Five rules from psychology to help keep your new year’s resolutions
How habits form and how you can beat them
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
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 …
'I am a farmer about to commit suicide. Can you help me? My Aadhaar number is...'
Psychologists are now intervening to help distressed farmers
“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 …
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
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.
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
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?
I think, therefore I get well
Cures based on the mind-body nexus are gradually finding favour
The little chickadee sheds light on how certain humans have bigger, more retentive brains
Notes on migration
Bhojpuri folk songs expressing feelings of women left behind by migrant workers have evolved over the centuries, reflecting changing patterns of …