The puzzling ability of people to switch from intense love to deep hatred has prompted fascinating research
‘Don’t feed the trolls’ really is good advice – here’s the evidence
Anti-social behaviour online - trolling, cyberbullying - is a growing concerning phenomenon but research shows ignoring these mostly faceless angry attention-seekers could be the best response.
Why terrorists use violence in their quest for significance
Violent lone wolf extremists are looking for acknowledgment and attention as they feel overlooked, aggrieved and insignificant.
The impact of intimate partner violence
Dominance and control through many forms of abuse is an unfortunately common and destructive force in many relationships.
Targeting certain behaviours can improve health in high-risk occupations
In high-risk occupations, leaders can protect the health of their staff by promoting certain behaviours like getting enough sleep, dealing with grief or talking up about stress.
Why do people join violent extremist groups
Most people don’t join violent extremist groups for ideological reasons. Instead, they join for social reasons – with someone they know, to connect with other people or to find a sense of purpose.
What is anti-social behaviour?
Governments, police and the wider society often struggle to understand, control and prevent anti-social behaviour. Psychology has some of the answers.
Anger management: why we feel rage and how to control it
Anger and aggression are normal human emotions that play an important role at times but can cause problems if they become uncontrollable and lead to violence.