Psychology

  • Life

    New study identifies a major reason why people stay in unhappy relationships

    Apparently, altruism comes into play when deciding whether or not to break up.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    How being able to laugh at yourself affects the quality of your relationships

    According to a new study, the ability to handle being the butt of a joke may influence our romantic lives.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Food

    Why do so many women have a complex relationship with food?

    Eating should be a simple exchange – but even the smartest brains overcomplicate it

    Posted by
    Alix Walker
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  • Careers

    Why your male boss is more likely to get away with being a psychopath

    According to a new study, male leaders are “given a pass” to behave badly in the workplace. Is anyone surprised?

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    How to stop negative news stories impacting your mental health

    14 ways to stay calm when the world’s headlines trigger your anxiety

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Life

    The real reason you can't decide what to have for lunch, according to science

    If you’re a chronic menu ditherer, you’re not alone.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    Why it’s high time we stop telling women to smile

    Don’t tell us to smile. Ever.

    Posted by
    Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
    Published
  • Long Reads

    This is why it’s harder than ever to forget about an ex

    From WhatsApp to Facebook, our relationships are leaving an indestructible digital trail

    Posted by
    Alexandra Jones
    Published
  • Life

    Science says women aren’t actually better than men at multitasking. What a relief

    The positive stereotype that women are innately good at juggling a million things at once can sometimes feel like more of a burden.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    4 women on how they learned to harness the power of female anger

    For too long we’ve been told to calm down when we feel fired up.

    Posted by
    Emma Ledger
    Published