Poet Paul Farley shows his hand in a celebration of bluffing, from poker to geo-politics.
Claudia Hammond profiles JB Watson, the psychologist considered the father of behaviourism
Lucy Cooke discovers why being a bit sneaky may be an excellent evolutionary strategy.
Claudia Hammond looks at the conformity experiments of social psychologist, Solomon Asch.
Exploding society’s received wisdom. Do we deceive ourselves… to better fool others?
Albert Bandura's experiment in 1961 exposed the dangers of imitative behaviour.
Claudia Hammond revisits David Rosenhan's influential 1973 study of psychiatric diagnoses.
When Philip Zimbardo set up a mock prison, he had no idea what he would witness.
Aleks Krotoski asks if the internet fuels the breakdown of social and moral boundaries.
Does watching violent television or film lead to real acts of violence?
Claudia Hammond with more experiments that changed our understanding of the human mind.