Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
(Medical Xpress)—The fearless dominance associated with psychopathy may be an important predictor of U.S. presidential performance, suggests an analysis published this week in the Journal of Personality an ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 10, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 0
For decades, popular writers have entertained readers with the premise that men and women are so psychologically dissimilar they could hail from entirely different planets. But a new study shows that it's time for the Mars/Venus theories about the sexes to come back to Earth. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 04, 2013 | 3.1 / 5 (14) | 15 |
The perception that women are scarce leads men to become impulsive, save less, and increase borrowing, according to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 12, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (11) | 6 |
Researchers have long known that people are very frequently overconfident that they tend to believe they are more physically talented, socially adept, and skilled at their job than they actually are. For example, 94% ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 6 |
What does being committed to your marriage really mean? UCLA psychologists answer this question in a new study based on their analysis of 172 married couples over the first 11 years of marriage.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Stating that you don't care if you land a partner who is "hot" or "sexy" is relatively commonplace. But what people say they want and what they actually want are often two very different things when it comes to romantic attraction.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 05, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
So you're flocking to online dating sites with a wish list of ideal traits that you desire in a mate. Not so fast!
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 14, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 13 |
For people living in both rich and poor countries, the average person's happiness is based on a combination of individual wealth, possessions and optimism, according to an analysis of new worldwide survey findings published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | 2.4 / 5 (5) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new University of British Columbia study finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) at King's College London have, for the first time, identified the facial expression of anxiety. The facial expression for the emotion ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 3 |
Nice guys do finish last at least when it comes to procreation according to a study from The University of Texas at San Antonio that answers the question of why women choose bad boys.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In 2008, research showed that expressing support for Barack Obama increased people's comfort in subsequently saying or doing things that might be considered racist. Researchers argued that endorsing a black political figure ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
How do psychologists gauge scientific impact? One way is the so-called journal impact factor, or JIF, a ranking of a journal derived from the number of citations by other authors to all of the articles it has ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |