There are over 180 cognitive biases which affect how we process information, 24 of which are explored in this infographic.
A new book explores how a sense of shared identity can affect people's behavior and inspire personal and social change.
Adele has released her album, '30'. Its first single, Easy On Me gained millions of streams. A psychology professor explores the science of sad music.
Studies show that the internet's ability to answer our questions causes people to mistake its knowledge for their own.
Studies show that people placing a high value on their own happiness can lead to less happiness, as they are disappointed when they expect to feel happy.
A new MIT study reports that sleep deprivation affects your walk. How well we can control our stride can be affected by lack of sleep.
Fewer consumers are practicing green behaviour during the pandemic, an Ipsos survey shows. This suggests climate concerns are receding amid COVID-19 turmoil.
Studies have shown that adults are more likely to agree with someone else if that person often agrees with them - known as a reciprocal bond.
Neuroscientists have used new technology and tools to monitor the brain circuitry of zebra finches to better understand practice and performance.
Trust – how to foster and maintain it – is a key theme for policymakers in the wake of the pandemic. This survey shows how it has evolved over recent years.
Researchers in Switzerland led an experiment testing how road users change their transport behaviour when considering the external, environmental costs.
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.
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.
In an interview with McKinsey's Julia Sperling-Magro, the professors and authors of Nudge: The Final Edition explore how nudging has changed.