A growing number of psychologists are focusing their studies on aesthetics and the question of why we like what we like.
Category Archives: Psychology and Psychologists
The question of whether the benefit from viewing a da Vinci is different from enjoying a visit to Pornhub or McDonald’s is dividing psychologists and neuroscientists.
Three new books on the challenge of drawing confident conclusions from an uncertain world.
The prevalence of mental illness in the music industry is higher than among the population as a whole, surveys show. In Britain, a new help line seeks to provide support.
Tempted to grab that once-in-a-lifetime eclipse snapshot? Feel free: Taking pictures helps people engage with and remember experiences more deeply, according to new research.
The sex columnist Dan Savage and others take on the relationship dynamics in “The Flying Dutchman,” at the Metropolitan Opera through May 12.
A new literary genre, which might be called anti-self-help, is now upon us. It’s filled with profanity.
Researchers found that big hip swings and asymmetric arm and thigh movements give the impression of being a better dancer.
“The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds” looks at the groundbreaking collaboration between the psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky.
Catrine Clay’s book explores Carl Jung’s tortured soul, his wife’s challenging discoveries and their role in the early years of psychoanalysis.