Thanksgiving is America’s yearly celebration of family togetherness. But with partisan divisions at a boiling point after the polarizing midterm… More
People who engage in more substantive conversations tend to be happier but idle small talk isn’t necessarily negatively related to well-being, researchers find… More
Think about your friends—the people you spend a lot of time with, see movies with, those people you’d text to… More
A team that communicates frequently isn’t necessarily communicating effectively, researchers find… More
Social scientists outline the affective, social, and environmental cues that promote social coordination among individuals, teams, and entire societies… More
New research suggests that asking more questions—and in particular, asking more follow-up questions—increases people’s positive impressions.