Apr 24, 2012
Thinking about death can actually be a good thing. An awareness of mortality can improve physical health and help us re-prioritize our goals and values, according to a new analysis of recent scientific studies.
Apr 12, 2012
The color of our skin or where we come does matter when it comes to how we react to a racist insult.
Mar 19, 2012
For a 6-year-old, one of the most powerful educational tools may be direct instruction, according to new research on how children learn about prejudice.
Jan 28, 2012
San Diego -- Love can bring out both the best and the worst in people. Which way it turns depends on the best way to protect the relationship, say researchers studying the evolution of romantic love.
Jan 27, 2012
San Diego -- Republicans and Democrats are less divided in their attitudes than popularly believed, according to new research. It is exactly those perceptions of polarization, however, that help drive political engagement, researchers say.
Jan 27, 2012
San Diego -- Trying to resist that late-night tweet or checking your work email again? The bad news is that desires for work and entertainment often win out in the daily struggle for self-control, according to a new study that measures various desires and their regulation in daily life.