psychology

Your dog is probably dreaming about your face while snoozing

Dr. Deidre Barrett shared that based on the behavioral patterns of dogs, and their constant stimulation and obsession with their owners, your dog is most likely dreaming about you.

Bronwyn Isaac | October 21, 2016 - 2:02 pm

Is It Bad To Hug Your Dog? This Study Says One Thing, My Heart Says Another

My dog Lucca, meanwhile, says she loves my hugs.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2016 - 12:16 pm

Resting Bitch Face Is A Real Thing, According To Science

If you’re plagued with Resting Bitch Face – looking like someone just woke you up from a nap, when really all you’re thinking about is New Girl and pizza – life…

College Candy | February 5, 2016 - 12:15 pm

Your Bitchy Resting Face Makes People Think You’re Untrustworthy

New research published in the journal Personal and Social Psychology Bulletin has shown that people tend to think that a bitchy resting face means you’re untrustworthy.

Well, sort…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 18, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Do Something New: The Science Of Embarrassment

I like to try new things. My comfort zone is pretty large. This is why, when I was first brainstorming a column to write for my job, I decided to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 1, 2015 - 11:00 am

Easily Distracted? You Might Be A Creative Genius!

A study from Northwestern University suggests that if you find yourself struggling to shut out distractions, it may be a sign of creative brilliance. Is that not the most validating information you’ve heard…

Claire Hannum | March 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Here’s Why Humans Are Built To Be Kind

When many people think about Darwin’s theory of evolution and survival of the fittest, they assume that the competition to pass on genes is what defines human beings, and that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 31, 2014 - 2:00 pm

7 Rules Of Engagement For A Friendship Breakup

Not all friendships work out. We all can’t be the sisterhood of the traveling pants, okay? Sometimes somebody (with bad taste) just decides you suck. If you’re fortunate, a friendship…

The Frisky | August 22, 2014 - 10:00 am

27 Things That Don’t Define Your Self-Worth

Chaotic and ever-changing as life is, it’s no wonder that we look to external factors to define who we are and how we’re doing. It’s easy to lose sight of…

Claire Hannum | July 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm

10 Things To Never, Ever Say To A Person With Depression

Clinical depression sucks and it’s only growing more common. Almost one in two people in the U.S. will suffer from depression or another mental health condition at some point and…

Laura Barcella | July 17, 2014 - 10:00 am

9 Tips For Taking On Jealousy

Of all the ugly emotions out there, jealousy has to be one of the worst. It can feel childish, petty and almost like a primal rage. But it’s also inescapable;…

Claire Hannum | July 11, 2014 - 9:00 am
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