From protests to psychopathy, our columnist finds that all roads lead to Donald Trump
Issue 3982 30th Sep 2016
Kumar Yogeeswaran of the University of Canterbury tells our columnist he’s been tempted to ban discussion of Donald Trump in his political psychology class.
You are what you eat: How your diet affects the way people perceive you
Issue 3979 12th Sep 2016
Think you can tell a lot about someone from their diet? Don’t bet on it.
The difficulty at the heart of studying depression, anxiety and self-injury
Issue 3978 9th Sep 2016
The danger of surveying people prone to self-injury is that it could trigger a new episode.
If conservatism is gaining ground, perhaps we can blame world events
Issue 3977 26th Aug 2016
“To New Zealanders of any age, adopting an ideological stance is akin to obscenely exposing oneself.”
The difficult question of gender identity and surveys
Issue 3976 22nd Aug 2016
By labelling people as either male or female, we discriminate against others who don’t fit that mould.
Studying the quasi-mystical experiences that can follow seizures
Issue 3970 12th Jul 2016
Psychology professor Marc Wilson looks at the quasi-mystical experiences that can follow seizures.