Psychology

  • Why a university professor thinks you should drink from a cat bowl 1
    Food & Drink

    The scientific reasons you should drink beer from a cat bowl

    A scientist explains the cheap, easy (and yes, OK, bizarre) ways to instantly make food taste better

    Posted by
    Jessica Brown
    Published
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    Tech

    “A guy I barely knew was sending me porn": Is your WhatsApp group toxic?

    “A single beep can ruin my entire day”

    Posted by
    Amelia Tait
    Published
  • What it’s like to be a national scapegoat and what it says about our media
    Sport

    What it’s like to be a national scapegoat and what it says about England's sports mentality

    Robert Green felt the ire of the British press after his error at World Cup 2010, but does their behaviour make mistakes more likely to happen?

    Posted by
    Tristan Cross
    Published
  • The secret formula for winning penalty shootouts, according to England legends Stuart Pearce and David James
    World Cup

    The secret to winning penalty shootouts according to two World Cup legends

    Is it really possible to prepare for the inevitable penalty shootout? We asked former England players Stuart Pearce and David James

    Posted by
    Shortlist Team
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    World Cup

    Everything that could affect England’s World Cup chances according to data

    Just much does travel affect a team? What is the effect of altitude on sportsmen? We crunches the numbers

    Posted by
    Sophie Wilkinson
    Published
  • What makes it hard to tell your dad “I love you”?
    News

    What makes it hard to tell your dad “I love you”?

    “I have a horrible feeling I might never have literally said the words ‘I love you’ to my dad”

    Posted by
    Amelia Tait
    Published
  • Can watching the World Cup damage your mental health? 1
    World Cup

    Can watching the World Cup damage your mental health?

    When do pre-match nerves and post-match blues become actual, pathological problems – and how do you deal with it when they do?

    Posted by
    Duncan Vicat-Brown
    Published
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    World Cup

    How the psychology of 'wishful thinking' could propel England to World Cup glory

    Forget feet: is the key to success really in the mind?

    Posted by
    Phil Catchpole
    Published
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    News

    Why is everyone so damn stressed in 2018?

    A psychologist, a philosopher and a poet wonder why Brits are so bogged down right now

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
    Published
  • Science has revealed which bands have the most neurotic fans
    News

    The Facebook data leak has revealed which bands have the most neurotic fans

    And we're not that surprised, to be honest

    Posted by
    Emily Reynolds
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