A break from the bustle of the city can do your mind good, recent research shows.
A new study finds big cross-cultural differences in spatial descriptions.
New research explains why we decide to look at what everyone else is looking at.
New research finds the "bystander effect" can be offset by the presence of public self-awareness.
On sidewalk psychology.
This year, the city will spread NHL fans out to TV-outfitted community centers and hire an events planner to make the atmosphere more "festive."
Rewarding commuters who switch travel modes or times may be more effective than charging those who drive at rush hour, a new study suggests.
Researchers have proposed a number of theories over the years — from sensory overload to the economic value of time.
Couples that travel the same way to work are happier together, a new study in the U.S. and China concludes.
By using a mental map oriented to the north, says a group of psychologists
Maybe — but only if car travel becomes relatively more expensive
The "Happiness Initiative" aims to measure well-being in cities across the country
Tucson residents have long seen their low-water landscaping choices as superior to their neighbors in Phoenix. Now researchers are trying to apply the same principle to all utility usage
In one recent survey the U.S. has relatively short commutes; in another, they're relatively long
Some numbers say small-town folk are happier than city folk, but the true story is much more complicated
Researchers find that strong ties to a neighborhood, while normally a good thing, can make it even harder to recover from shared stress
If we're so fiercely independent, why do we choose familiarity when we shop?
Researchers in Sweden find that even dedicated drivers can learn to enjoy the subway