A new MIT study suggests that our brains are actually not optimized to calculate the so-called 'shortest path' when navigating on foot.
A new study suggests that a robot might reduce feelings of embarrassment when, for example, booking sensitive medical appointments.
In an interview with McKinsey's Julia Sperling-Magro, the professors and authors of Nudge: The Final Edition explore how nudging has changed.
A new study with military cadets has shown that new leaders would benefit from letting trust grow over time, rather than establishing lots of initial trust.
Eudaimonic happiness is the idea that work or putting effort into tasks contributes to our wellbeing.
Liminality is used to describe the paths we navigate when faced with life events. Lecturer Sarah Wayland explains the term's relevance to the pandemic.
Cumulative exposure to multiple disasters can have a unique effect on mental health and resilience, writes an expert in disaster and emergency response.
Three experts explore existing public play projects, including the Urban Thinkscape bus stop, which can inspire other similar ideas.
A new study looks at whether financial penalties or bonuses serve as a better incentive to employees.
New research looks at whether empty stadiums as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic affected refereeing decisions, finding a change towards home team players.
Arts and humanities scholarship will have much to offer as we reflect long into the future on the COVID-19 pandemic, writes a classics professor.
Athletes perform better if they focus on the intended outcome of an action, rather than the action itself, writes sport scientist Gabrielle Wulf.
Movies can make you laugh, cry, and think differently about life. It’s no surprise that climate change movies are helping activists spread their message.
Problem framing could yield new solutions to major issues such as climate change and gender inequality. Identifying common framing patterns will help.
A professor of psychiatric epidemiology explains how we can all manage our return to 'normal' as COVID-19 pandemic restrictions ease in some countries