Relationships – the most rewarding, wonderful, excruciating and complicated of all our experiences. Here we look to psychology for new insights into how to make the most of being with our favourite, or not so favourite, others – lovers (or ex-lovers), children, family, friends.
16th October, 2014
In an ideal world, it would be easy for humans to connect with other humans, but by all reports, an ideal world is still a little way off.
One of the things society can get better at is ridding itself of whatever it is that gets in the way of men connecting with men.
9th October, 2014
The silent treatment is a way to inflict pain without visible bruising – literally.
Research has shown that the act of ignoring or excluding activates the same area of the brain that is activated by physical pain.
5th October, 2014
You can tell when an internet troll has been smashing away at the keyboard – the page has an unmistakable hiss..
Some remarkable research has turned the spotlight to the trolls to see what lies under their skin.
10th February, 2014
An aggressive strike can come out of the blue, when there seems to be little or no incentive or motivation. Sometimes subtle, sometimes not, they can be at their most damaging when expectation of attack isn’t even on the radar.
Researchers have now uncovered what may lie beneath an unexpected aggressive encounter.