Why are we obsessed with Instagram's ‘What are you?’ filters?
Gimme some of that sweet risk-free quantifiable personality data.
Microsoft and Ninja Theory are making games to fight mental illness
The Insight Project will study the use of gaming, technology and neuroscience.
Narbis smart glasses punish distraction by turning opaque
They reward focus and relaxation with a clear view.
The co-founder of Masterclass wants people to try college courses online
Outlier.org wants to teach you Psychology and Calculus for $400 per module.
How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space
The rigors of interplanetary travel are not for everybody.
Study suggests Facebook users are happier if they leave for a month
They also find themselves using it less when they come back.
Bots on Amazon's task service may be souring psych studies
Mechanical Turk may need more safeguards to be used as a scientific tool.
Your smartphone is a 'security blanket' for your social life
Even when you're not looking at it.
Facebook tackles the question of whether social media is bad for us
Its research suggests it all depends on how you use it.