According to a new study, we're more generous toward people when they express emotions valued by our culture.
A new study suggests that online social networks become more active after someone dies, which may help in the healing process.
New research compares how well we can read other people’s emotions in their voices and faces.
Stephen Hinshaw explores what it meant to be raised by a father with psychosis—and how that experience has informed his work as a psychologist.
Here are four ways to confront your unconscious biases and forge meaningful connections with others.
According to a new study, a week of gratitude journaling can help to make us more trusting of people we don't know.
New research is starting to explore how gratitude works to improve our mental health.
Research suggests that being curious might be a social glue that strengthens our relationships.
Our political and social systems don't support fundamental human needs, says Gabor Mate—which affects our ability to deal with traumatic events.
A new study suggests that sacrifice is only problematic when your partner isn't supportive.
The professors behind NYU’s "Science of Happiness" course explain how to flourish in life—no matter how old you are.
According to two new studies, we need practice dealing with our difficult feelings—and we get it from helping other people manage their own.