Community guidelines

We ask all new commenters on Psyche to accept these Community Guidelines.

How it works:

You can make one comment per article, and you can edit your comment within one hour.

You can reply once to a comment.

You can delete your comment or reply at any time. If you delete your comments, any replies will also be removed.

We look forward to reading the thoughts you share with the Psyche community. These guidelines exist so that everyone can feel welcome. Psyche authors and commenters on this site are real people. Please treat them with respect.


- Hate speech

- Personal attacks, bullying, harassment, defamation

- Comments that are hostile, intimidating, nonsensical or off-topic

- Graphic, offensive, violent or pornographic content or images

- Advertisements or self-promotional material

- Impersonations


You can ‘like’ comments that you enjoy.

We reserve the right to edit, moderate or remove comments that contravene these guidelines.

Check our Comments FAQ for more information.