Psychology & Psychiatry

Is there a science to romantic love?

Ximena Arriaga, professor of psychological sciences at Purdue University, has known and admired Phillip Shaver for years. They are colleagues in the field of studying romantic relationships, a relatively new field. So she ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research suggests creative people do not excel in cognitive control

A recent study by a University of Arkansas researcher, Darya Zabelina, assistant professor of psychology, takes a new approach to measuring the association between creativity and cognitive control, that is, the mind's ability ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The hunt for the creative individual

Some people are more creative than others and are literally bubbling with ideas, while others rarely or never show signs of creativity. What should we look for when searching for creative people?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Creative excuses: Original thinkers more likely to cheat

Creative people are more likely to cheat than less creative people, possibly because this talent increases their ability to rationalize their actions, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.