Parents are delighted when their babies first start to laugh. But why do babies laugh? What do they laugh at? With some wonderful video footage and a bit of science, everything is explained here.
Join me in my quest to find out, at last, who really stole the cookies from the cookie jar. There is a sure way to ID that little rascal! Exploring microexpression analysis and how to spot a liar.
Ethnocentricism in psychology can lead to negative stereotypes and racism. What is cultural bias and how can we counter it?
What is meant by accuracy in second or foreign language acquisition and how does it relate to fluency and complexity?
This article explains how propaganda has developed and been utilized over time and in different contexts.
This article explains the different unique characteristics of the right and left brain. It explains the brain mapping done at the Mayo Clinic from the procedure to the results. This article also explains brain anatomy and how the right and left brain have distinctly different functions.
Subliminal messages are perceived by the unconscious brain. There is not as much subliminal messaging happening in the US now as previously reported, but there could be subtle messages that are received unconsciously. Messaging has probably been used by or political operatives, yet it may not work.
When I read the studies on fatherless children, I was shocked. I grew up without a father, and unfortunately, I've experienced many of the psychological consequences the studies discuss.
What is Darwin's theory of sexual selection and how does it affect our partner choice? Darwin uses evolution to explain attraction but is this the case for all relationships?
The cognitive science of religion tries to understand the psychology of religious belief and behavior. This article summarizes important research and findings.
When your brain goes blank, it temporarily interrupts your ability to perform. Take control of that foggy feeling in your head by employing five practical steps to combat and prevent blank brain.
Have you ever wondered why you choose the romantic partners you date? According to the matching hypothesis, people date those of similar attractiveness to their own.