Sense of purpose could add years to your life

Researchers have said that feeling that you have a sense of purpose in life may help you live longer, no matter what your age.

Distance just a matter of perception

Why is it that we find the initial hours of a journey longer than the final stretch?

Why Hong Kong skyscrapers appear to fall while travelling in city tram

A new study of rider experiences on the Hong Kong Peak Tram, a popular tourist attraction, shows that specific features of the environment can dominate our perception of verticality, making skyscrapers appear to fall.

Tough times may cause you to eat high-calorie foods: Study

People tend to seek higher-calorie foods that will keep them satisfied longer when there is a perception of tough times, a new study has claimed.