Nora Weiss, George Washington University
According to some theories, how you act can be determined by whether you were born first, last or somewhere in between.
Braden Beck, California State Channel Islands
Video games can strengthen innovation, thinking skills and strategy in young minds.
Tiffany Singh, University of Central Florida
The way we respond to fear and even our ability to tell lies may be influenced by human evolution.
There’s a science behind persuading somebody to do something, and even multiple ways to go about it.
This term is frequently thrown around in pop culture, but many people don’t know that it was used in real experimentation and research.
Though it may sound intimidating, eliminating your external stimuli can be relaxing and might even reduce your chronic pain.
Mason Cannon, Columbia University
When can you call yourself a ‘writer’? Or an artist? Or anything else?
Elizabeth Dewit, University of Pittsburgh
The popular app is fun and addictive, but it may also have some negatives effects on users, especially young people.
Kelsi Karpinski, Michigan State University
The book ‘Talking to Strangers’ explores the logical fallacies people fall into when interacting with others, and their detrimental effects are exemplified in popular media.
Zach Spangler, University of Michigan
Their video ‘What pretending to be crazy looks like’ amassed over 35 million views in only two weeks, a feat that introduced many new viewers to the true-crime account.
Isabelle Juan, Truman State University
While it can be frustrating for your mind to wander when trying to focus on a task, it can improve your long-term focus.
Benjamin Chen, Columbia University
Struggling with procrastination and feeling overworked? This free class through Coursera will make researching much easier so you can excel in college.
Films and television shows intended to frighten their audience oftentimes make viewers feel calm and peaceful instead. How is this done?
Sarah Gudenau, Oakland University
Deciphering how you bond with others can help you understand your current romantic connections.
Even if it’s not your field of study, taking one of these classes will help you gain a better understanding of yourself and the world around you.
Samantha Havela, University of Michigan
Now that the series ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’ is cleared for production, the serial killer is once again being talked about. What was behind his gruesome acts of brutality?
Alicia Furlan, University of Pittsburgh
The extreme theories may seem outlandish and irrational, but many of our regular beliefs may be no better.
Anna Barnard, St. Olaf College
Wilson is educating her social media followers on the importance of nutrition and the role it plays in mental health.
Olivia Dimond, Bates College
Many people think of the disorder as a learning disability that makes kids hyper and easily distracted, but it’s much more complicated than that.
Let your stream of consciousness fill the page — you’ll feel calmer, and you’ll get a better understanding of yourself in the process.
The psychologist identifies four different behaviors that can spell doom for any couple.
Bradford Smith, Louisiana State University
If you approach music like a science, it will be much easier to improve your musical abilities.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
Viewing the world through a mobile camera dramatically alters how one perceives and recalls memories.
Cynthia Vasquez, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Ever wonder what makes that grey matter in your head tick? This Netflix series delves deep into the inner workings to explain human behavior.
Brandon Suss, University of South Carolina
We love to categorize ourselves, but how are these tests materially relevant?
Alexandra Fabugais-Inaba, Rutgers University
Turns out, you’re living the most impactful years of your life right now.
Shashank Rao, University of Michigan
The famed Canadian psychologist is a veritable academic rock star, but does he really have any idea what he’s talking about?
Xavier Austin Reyna, University of Texas at San Antonio
Jordan Peterson, by sharing his psychological and philosophical ideas, is making a difference and creating conversations.
Allie DiGennaro, Emerson College
Quintara Hatten, University of South Carolina-Columbia
The ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ film series proves more than a sappy romance, as it raises questions of underlying abuse and psychological desire.
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