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Observer Article

The Elevator Talk

Janet Ruscher advises how a psychological scientist can effectively respond when a stranger asks, "What do you do for a living?" ... More>


A Psychologist’s Guide to Online Dating


Think Again: Nostalgia Increases Positive Feelings Towards Out-Groups

A recent study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology suggests nostalgia has a positive effect on attitudes towards out-groups. ... More>


Observation

The ‘Heartwarming’ Nature of Social Bonds

Social "warmth" may be more than metaphor, as new research reveals that the same brain areas are involved in the perception of physical warmth and in heartwarming social experiences. ... More>


How ‘impermanence’ can help us all get along