In one tribal hunter-gatherer group, if a dominant male tries to take control, the others team up against him and ostracize or desert him.
Our species has long grappled with the question of where consciousness originates. Is it an intrinsic part of the world around us?
Researchers found that those who displayed what they called "anxious and avoidant" attachment styles used the pronoun "I" more often when talking about romantic experiences.
Being Machiavellian doesn't necessarily mean you're a "bad" person, a psychologist told Newsweek on the anniversary of the statesman and writer's birth.
We often make judgments about how sexually faithful someone is based on that person's face.
The documentary raises important issues which we need to better understand if we are to prevent abuse happening.
Even when everything's going great in your relationship, deep down you likely harbor some ambivalence toward your partner. Psychology research suggests it's not just OK, but normal.
The subjective experience of consciousness and associated psychological processes—thoughts, beliefs, ideas, intentions and more—are products of non-conscious processes, researchers say.
Explaining consciousness is one of the hardest problems in science and philosophy.
Twenty-five percent of the students surveyed showed clinically significant levels of stress.
MDMA-assisted psychotherapy has previously shown promise in the treatment of a variety of conditions ranging from post-traumatic stress disorder to depression and alcohol addiction.
Our canine pals' cognitive abilities were overstated, researchers said.
Psilocybin is increasingly being recognized by scientists as potentially effective treatments for a number of psychological disorders, such as addiction and depression.
The results could have implications for the development of treatments for destructive and risky behaviors in humans.
Researchers were surprised to find the trait appeared to be a bigger determining factor than age and race.
There also appears to be little benefit in being extremely attractive over simply being very attractive in the eyes of a typical potential partner.