Psychology

How weight loss surgery changes your relationship

How weight loss surgery changes romantic relationship

Individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery have a higher probability of getting married, separating from their partner or getting divorced, according to a Swedish...
Documenting your life may come at the cost of memory formation

Documenting your life may come at the cost of memory formation

How much do you value your memories? Enough to forego that next amazing Instagram pic? Research by UC Santa Cruz doctoral student Julia Soares has found...
5 unscientific methods some sports coaches use

5 unscientific methods some sports coaches use

Sports coaches are often under pressure to maximize the performance of their athletes and teams. With good intentions, they often turn to the latest hyped...
Coffee scent may help you go to business school

Coffee scent may help you go to business school

Drinking coffee seems to have its perks. In addition to the physical boost it delivers, coffee may lessen our risk of heart disease, diabetes and...
Forty percent of people have a fictional first memory

Forty percent of people have a fictional first memory

Researchers have conducted one of the largest surveys of people's first memories, finding that nearly 40 per cent of people had a first memory...
Sugar can improves memory and help older people work smarter

Sugar can improves memory and help older people work smarter

Sugar improves memory in older adults, and makes them more motivated to perform difficult tasks at full capacity, according to new research by the...
Woulda, coulda, shoulda- The haunting regret of failing our ideal selves

Woulda, coulda, shoulda: The haunting regret of failing our ideal selves

Forsaken dreams. Romantic interests not pursued. Securing a job near home rather than an adventurous position overseas. Our most enduring regrets are the ones that...
Loneliness is contagious – and here’s how to beat it

Loneliness is contagious – and here’s how to beat it

Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and suicide. Loneliness...
Thai cave boys- the psychology of surviving underground

Thai cave boys: the psychology of surviving underground

When 12 young footballers and their coach entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Thailand, it was supposed to be a fun outing...
Frustrated with football's pain fakers? Blame evolution

Frustrated with football’s pain fakers? Blame evolution

Psychologists at the University of Sussex have shown that football's pain fakers may be tapping into an evolutionary strategy that aided our ancestors' survival...