psychology

Dating

Why Do Men Always Assume You're in Love with Them? An Investigation

Evolution says it helps their mating odds; psychology says they have attachment issues. I think they just aren't very humble.
Sara David
5.18.18
Social Media

Narcissists Love Liking Other Narcissists' Selfies on Instagram

New research from Sejong University in South Korea suggests that narcissistic people love selfies—even when they're not in them.
Sirin Kale
1.8.18
Health

The Mirror-Touch Synesthetes Who Can Literally Feel Your Pain

People with the unique neurological condition aren't just sensitive to the emotions and physical sensations of others—they feel them like it's their own.
Layla Haidrani
10.9.17
Sex

What Your Weird Sex Dreams Actually Mean

Do you actually want to bang your best friend, or are you just craving adventure?
Rachel Grace Almeida
8.21.17
Sex machina

What Happened When I Used a Vibrator as an Alarm Clock

Would having an orgasm first thing in the morning help me get out of bed, or just make me want to stay longer?
Maria Yagoda
7.11.17
Sex

How the Fourth of July Became a Sex Holiday

From the plethora of grilled meats to the sweaty possibility of sex under the fireworks, studies have shown that America's birthday turns people on.
Maria Yagoda
7.4.17
Dating

How Dating Apps Might Be Ruining Your Chance at Finding Love

A new study examines how judging someone based on attractiveness before meeting them could affect your ability to experience a real connection.
6.29.17
psychology

How to Tell if You’re a Psychopath or Just a Bad Person

Self-diagnosed psychopath and neuroscientist Dr. James Fallon reveals how psycho you have to be in order to be an actual psychopath.
Zing Tsjeng
5.30.17
grief

How to Cope with Grief in Wake of Attack at Ariana Grande Show

Following the Manchester bombing that killed 22 and injured 50—many of whom were women and girls—many are struggling to cope. We spoke to psychiatrists about the grief process for such a tragedy.
Kimberly Lawson
5.25.17
Music

Emo Fans React to Sad News That Their Music Can Make Them Sadder

A new study found that the music you listened to in high school could have made you more depressed—so we asked emo kids to weigh in.
Diana Tourjée
5.24.17
uk

'It's Exhausting': The Hidden Struggle of Working Women with Autism

Autistic women can go for years without diagnosis, and struggle at work as a result. One company is determined to do something about it.
Sophie Wilkinson
5.9.17
psychology

What It's Like to Have a Pathological Fear of Vomiting

As the train doors opened, I actually threw up in my hand. It wasn't even a small amount—we're talking projectile vomiting. Shortly after that, I hyperventilated so much that I passed out.
Angela Hui
5.8.17