You might expect those who know that death is not too far away, such as senior citizens, would be bummed out. But seniors are usually happier than younger people.
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Almost everyone believes in the “hot hand” in basketball. But research shows that this belief is wrong. And we are starting to uncover why this illusion is so hard to change.
Ideas about what is a problem or simple misbehavior versus what is a clinical disorder have evolved over the past few decades. The consequences of this evolution are complicated.
People in the United States are less likely than usual to die on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day – the two days of the year on which most Americans get to be with loved ones.
If your name is Allen and you moved to Allentown, sold Allen wrenches, and married Ellen, it’d be hard to blame you.
Whether you believe global warming is real may depend on where you live and what month it is.
In dealing with many of life’s challenges, knowledge of human behavior is power.
Research shows that we usually fail to realize how many people disagree with us. Even those who know about this powerful bias may not be able to avoid it.
Given that most polls predicted that Joe Biden would win the election, why did so many Americans believe Trump would win? And why do so many of his base believe he was wronged?