Psychology & Psychiatry

In fiction, we remember the deaths that make us sad

People may cheer the demise of evil villains in fiction, but the deaths we most remember are the meaningful and sad endings of the characters we loved, research suggests.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Empathy may be in the eye of the beholder

Empathy is talked about a lot these days. Against the backdrop of a global pandemic and a divisive political climate in the United States, calls for empathy have become louder and more urgent. We encourage empathy for those ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research worth 'bragging' about

On a first date, people focus on making a good first impression. But when someone brags about themselves constantly, that person is often exhibiting some level of arrogance.

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