New research says we should be humble when trying to understand what other people are thinking and feeling.
Steven Pinker’s newest book leverages long-term data to show that the state of the world is improving, even if it's hard to believe.
World happiness expert Richard Layard explains why policymakers need to focus on improving mental health and human relationships, not just…
A new study suggests that air pollution is associated with unethical behavior.
A new book explains the psychology of time and how to harness it for greater well-being.
New research suggests we aren't born bigots. Racial prejudice is something we learn.
Research can help us understand why guns are killing more Americans—and what we can do to stop it.
How well do you feel and understand what others are feeling?
We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives, says Roman Krznaric—and use it as a radical force for social transformation.
Are you struggling to discover your purpose? That may be because you feel isolated from other people. Here's how you can overcome that.
We all have an inner hero, argues Philip Zimbardo. Here's how to find it.
Anger toward parents is still at the heart of a great deal of therapy. But has this approach gone too far?