Advertisers play on emotions and our desire to be part of the in-group, but contrary to what you might think, they’re not trying to make us buy things we don’t want.
Creating associations between food and emotions is easily done but can set up children for a lifetime of unhealthy eating.
Fear of dying – or death anxiety – is often considered to be one of the most common fears. Interestingly though, neither of the two widely used diagnostic psychiatric manuals, DSM-5 or ICD-10, has a specific listing for death anxiety.
Psychology researchers are interested in what predicts successful and long lasting relationships.