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The death of small talk is a bad thing. Here are some tips for talking to strangers without being awkward in this new normal.

The friendliest, not the fittest, people survive and pass on their genes, a new book argues

People high in 'disgust sensitivity' may be more likely to support mask-wearing and social distancing

The pandemic has made us more socially awkward. Here's how to cope.

People are experiencing 'skin hunger' after months without touching anyone

A human behaviour expert explains 4 psychological reasons why people are panic buying items in bulk during the coronavirus pandemic

What it's like to have seasonal affective disorder when you're also a night owl

Narcissistic parents identify their children as either a favourite or a scapegoat, and they pit them against each other

People with type A personalities attract narcissists, but a relationship between the two is a recipe for disaster

You can spot psychopaths by looking at their eyes, new research suggests

6 hurtful words you should stop using, according to a psychiatrist

Being 'anti-fragile' in times of pain is just as important as being resilient — here's what that means

The one trait that separates psychopaths from sociopaths

The 4 signs you're dating a narcissist, according to a therapist

This 14-question test will tell you if you're an enabler

Narcissists all follow the same patterns — here are some of the most common phrases they use

These are the most common misconceptions of bipolar disorder, according to someone who lives with it

Here's how to tell if you cheat because of love or lust — and why it's important to know the difference

There's a strong link between abuse and addiction — here's why people get stuck in toxic cycles

The psychological reasons why you don't forget the songs you listened to as a teenager