SciShow Psych: How The Famous "Marshmallow Test" Got Willpower Wrong
SciShow Psych

You may know about The Marshmallow Test, a popular psychological exam to see if people have willpower, but psychologists found that it might not be measuring willpower after all.

SciShow Psych: The Stroop Task - The Psych Test You Cannot Beat
SciShow Psych

The task sounds like it should be pretty easy, but the Stroop task is a fantastic, and very well studied, example of how your brain’s automatic processing can trip you up!

SciShow Psych: Why You're More Afraid of Sharks Than Cows
SciShow Psych

Tons of people are afraid of sharks, but the reasons have a lot more to do with how our brains deal with risk than anything to do with these super cool sea critters

SciShow Psych: Why Do So Many People Fall for Robocalls and E-mail Scams?
SciShow Psych

Many robocalls and email scams are super blatantly obvious. Yet every year, people lose billions of dollars to these frauds – and the reasons why may be more psychologically devious than you think.