Psychology

Written by Kayleigh Dray Kayleigh Dray is Stylist’s digital editor-at-large. Her specialist topics include comic books, films, TV and feminism. On a weekend, you can usually find her drinking copious...

These two simple, psychologist-approved questions could revolutionise your home. We’re willing to bet you’re familiar with decluttering extraordinaire Marie Kondo. Thanks to her hit show Tidying Up...

Written by Kayleigh Dray Kayleigh Dray is Stylist’s digital editor-at-large. Her specialist topics include comic books, films, TV and feminism. On a weekend, you can usually find her drinking copious...

Whether it’s worrying that your work isn’t 100% perfect or feeling like you haven’t truly earned your job title, there are several occasions when we feel like impostors. Now, a new test has been...

It's no secret that siblings get on our nerves sometimes, but if you've got a sister you should be pretty grateful for her – even if she does annoy you daily. That's because new research...

It's no secret that some people have a talent for telling lies, while others are hopeless at fibbing. I would place myself firmly within the second category, with my friends and family always being...

In news that’s bound to enrage female comedians around the world, a new study claims that men are funnier than women. Researchers from Aberystwyth University and the University of North Carolina have...

From the seemingly endless staircase to ‘The Dress’, many optical illusions have left viewers around the world baffled over the years. Now, Lenstore has revealed seven moving illusions that play...

It’s official – swearing DOES help us tolerate pain, according to scientific research. A study found using the F-word when pain strikes, increases pain tolerance by up to a third. A panel of experts...

One spring afternoon in 1987, a psychology student trying to shake off an upsetting memory took a stroll through a park in Los Gatos, Calif., distracting herself by darting her eyes back and forth. The...

If you consider yourself a bit of a whizz with puzzles, these mind-bending pictures will really put your skills to the test. Buzz Bingo has created Puzzled Out – an interactive challenge of 10 puzzles,...

Women perform better in exams in a warm room – but men's marks decline when the thermostat is cranked up, according to a new study. Researchers found that women scored higher marks in warmer...

A first date can be a daunting experience, but thankfully, it seems that there’s a fairly easy way to make sure you impress your date. A new study has revealed that daters make a better impression when...

Although it’s an illusion. Previous research suggests that humans are incapable of multitasking. Even though we may think that we are paying attention to multiple tasks at the same time, we are,...

In the heat of the moment, the last thing you’re probably thinking about is your facial expression. But in a new study, researchers have studied the faces people pull during orgasms – and it seems...

Science explains why you left your keys in the fridge without realizing it. If you’ve ever wondered why you left the milk on the kitchen counter and walked away after setting your keys in the refrigerator,...