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Behavioral science

Expert insights
Are nicotine pouches safe?
Published March 8, 2024
Smoke-free, flavored nicotine pouches, including the brand Zyn, are going viral on TikTok. A Johns Hopkins expert weighs in on their safety.
Human behavior
Deadlines and time management
Published May 31, 2018
Misperceptions of deadlines, urgency can have negative influence on time management and performance, study finds
Behavioral science
Overeating after dark
Published Jan 16, 2018
Chances of overeating increase in evening as hunger hormone levels rise, study suggests
Science of Learning
Six proposals get seed funding
Published Sept 14, 2017
Science of Learning Institute supports cross-disciplinary projects that aim to further our understanding of how humans learn
Behavioral biology
Crash course in the nature of mind
Published Fall 2017
Roland Griffiths' psilocybin experiments have produced striking evidence for therapeutic uses of hallucinogens / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Behavioral science
Misconduct's silver lining
Published May 24, 2016
Study: Deviant behavior can have the unexpected benefit of causing non-deviants to work harder
Phony philanthropy
Social slacktivism
Published April 7, 2016
Some users share updates about online charitable giving without following through, study shows
On screen
'Fire' burns bright
Published Dec 16, 2015 Video
Film inspired by work of Johns Hopkins psychologist explores life with bipolar disorder
Hidden demand
Published Dec 1, 2015
Why some people would pay for a drug they probably won't ever need
Biomedical engineering
Choke science
Published Fall 2014
Nobody, not even the greatest basketball player on the planet, seems immune to choking when the stakes are high. / Johns Hopkins Magazine