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How is traumatic memory formed, can negative experience affect the offspring? What unusual things can our brain do, and do we have a chance to recover from psychological traumas on our own? Academician and director of the Institute for Advanced Brain Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Konstantin Anokhin answers these and other questions.

Author Yanina Khuzhina
Photo Nikolay Malakhin
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

How did psycholinguistics arise? What is known today about the connection between consciousness and speech? How do psycholinguists describe language?

Author Anastasiya Rogacheva
Photo Elena Librik
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

Pigeons distinguish Monet from Picasso, ants can count, and crows can understand symbols. And what else is known about the cognitive abilities of animals? What are their unique abilities, and what are ours? 

Author Yanina Khuzhina
Video Dmitrij Samsonov

Recalling the famous experiment when the scientist lived with wolves at Borjomi Strict Nature Reserve (Georgia)

Author Yanina Khuzhina

How do psychologists work in law enforcement agencies and what is the unique specificity of their activities? We discussed these and many other issues with Olga Ulyanina, Doctor of Psychology, Professor at the Higher School of Economics, Chief Researcher at the Research Center of the Academy of Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia

Yanina Khuzhina
Elena Librik
Dmitrij Samsonov

How did a year and a half of the pandemic affect the psychological health of society? What protective mechanisms have Russians developed?

Aleksandr Burmistrov
Alexey Kornoukhov
Nikolay Mokhnachov

Scientific Russia talked with Marina Kinkulkina, head of the Department of Psychiatry and Narcology of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, about the autumn blues, the influence of covid on the psyche, and the fascination with gadgets

Author Yanina Khuzhina
Photo Nikolay Malakhin
Video Alexey Kornoukhov

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Why do we get pleasure from unreasonable spending at seasonal sales or enjoy touching a loved one so much? Scientists have been studying this since the beginning of the 20th century.

Author Polina Ostrizhnaya

Emotional intelligence is a concept that cannot be discussed in isolation from other psychological components. People’s relationships with each other, their attitude toward themselves and the world, emotional burnout, and impostor syndrome – read about this and much more in an interview with Fyodor Mikhailovich Shankov

Author Polina Ostrizhnaya
Photo Николай Мохначев
Video Aleksey Kornoukhov

How to choose a strategy to win? Who is more successful in leadership: women or men? And what do a chameleon or mongoose have to do with it? We asked Professor of the Department of Social Psychology of Lomonosov MSU T. Y. Bazarov about this

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova
Video Dmitry Samsonov

American housewives were asked to taste coffee from four different cups. Sitting nearby, there were boxes in various colors: brown, blue, red, and yellow. When the women were asked what they thought of the drink, the results were...


Platonov was one of the founders of aviation psychology who also successfully worked in social psychology and labor psychology


There is one more reality outside the world around us. It becomes a new tool of experimental psychology and opens increasingly more opportunities for solving the mysteries of human conscience and brain.

Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

Bipolar affective disorder. It is accompanied by deviations in the biochemical processes of the brain. The word “bipolar” stands for two extremes – mania and depression alternate, while the person is just trying to live

Author Karina Lanyak

Fear and stress – two factors that negatively affect a person’s mental and physical health

Author Anna Posokhova


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What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista? 

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