- What religion does to your brain
Have you ever wondered what happens in the brain when you believe in God? We take a look at neuroscientific studies that may explain spiritual experience.
- Do French Kids Get ADHD? Yes
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become an increasing commonplace childhood malady, affecting somewhere between 5 to 9 percent of American children ever year. Back in 2012, a blog w [...]
- The Simple Way To Improve A Toxic Relationship
Partners with an avoidant attachment style do not want to get close. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles [...]
- Best of Our Blogs: July 20, 2018
Whether physical or mental, illness can definitely set you back. If it’s chronic, you might question your ability to carry the weight of it. You might wonder how you’ll manage...
- Three-week diary study: sex today increases sense of meaning in life tomorrow
Before now, psychologists studying wellbeing have overlooked the importance of sex, the researchers said. By Christian Jarrett
- Is Timing Really Everything?
I have assembled a Time Chart to determine the best times to do certain things during the day, or during one’s life. The chart is based on a series of...
- Making the Most of Summer Games for Your Child and YOU
I don’t play. I don’t do games. When one of my colleagues in the industry asked me what educational games I would recommend for the summer I found myself thinking:...
- Childhood Memories Before This Age Are Fictional
Older people are more likely to have these fictional early memories. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles [...]
- Eating This Meat May Contribute To Manic Episodes (S)
Manic episodes can lead to dangerous risk-taking and delusional thinking -- it frequently requires hospitalisation. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month  [...]
- Podcast: The Stanford Prison Non-Experiment
For decades, students have been taught about the Stanford Prison Experiment, in which volunteers were assigned as either “prisoners” or “guards” in a mock prison. The “g [...]
- Searching for the fundamental mental processes that cut across diagnostic categories, driving confusion and distress
By looking past surface issues and gripping the fundamental mental processes that drive confusion and distress, we might be better placed to remedy them. By Alex Fradera
- The Ripple Effect of Kindness
“Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty,” has become a familiar statement over the past several decades. It was inscribed by Anne Herbert on a placemat in [...]
- The effects of anxiety on the body
Anxiety is a common condition that impacts a person's mental health, and it can also have short- and long-term effects on the body. Anxiety can change the function of the cardiovascular, urinary, [...]
- 10 Signs Your Marriage Is in Trouble Again After Couples Therapy
You just completed 15 sessions of couples therapy and you’re feeling optimistic about the future. But weeks later the worry sets in: What if the change is only temporary? How...
- The Personality Traits Linked To Being A Psychopath
Psychopaths have these personality traits. → Enjoying these psych studies? Support PsyBlog for just $4 per month (includes ad-free experience and more articles). → Explore PsyBlog& [...]