Psychology

  • Life

    Is yellow your favourite colour? This is what it says about you

    A colour psychologist explains the significance of yellow – and how to incorporate the shade into your everyday life.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Life

    The colour psychology of yellow: its surprising impact on our mood

    It's all to do with the sun...

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • Life

    This is why your favourite fast food restaurant logos are yellow

    It’s all down to the ‘ketchup and mustard theory’, apparently…

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
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  • Life

    Why social media bragging means you may be a secret genius

    Go on - let it all out

    Posted by
    Anna Brech
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  • Life

    Why do people judge relationships where the man is much older than the woman?

    New research sheds light on the stigma faced by ‘May-December’ romances.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • People

    Zendaya just made an important point about the problem with perfectionism

    Perfectionism is on the rise, and can particularly affect women. It’s time we resisted the pressure to be all things to all people.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    Long Reads

    How to tell if your boss is gaslighting you at work

    Three women share their stories - and how to spot the warning signs

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
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  • Life

    How to beat summer anxiety, according to a psychologist

    If hot weather makes your anxiety worse, you’re not alone. Here, a psychologist explains how to tackle it.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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    Money

    This is why you’re so bad at saving, according to neuroscience

    It’s not just a lack of self-control – new research suggests we’re hardwired to overlook the importance of saving.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Careers

    The unexpected side effect of getting a rude email at work

    ‘Email incivility’ can even have a knock-on effect on the people you love, according to new research.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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