As they grow, children learn a lot about the world from what other people tell them. Along the way, they have to figure out who is a reliable source of information. A new study, which will be published in an upcoming issue ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 18, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 5 |
The way some people talk, you'd think that a flat tax system -- in which everyone pays at the same rate regardless of income -- would make citizens feel better than more progressive taxation, where wealthier people are taxed ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 2.8 / 5 (10) | 68 |
As words can be the soul's window, scientists are learning to peer through it: Computerized text analysis shows that psychopathic killers make identifiable word choices beyond conscious control when talking ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 14, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 11
For Bradley Duchaine, there is definitely more than meets the eye where faces are concerned.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 6 |
(Medical Xpress) -- What if you could teach your brain to respond differently to things that make you feel sad, down or stressed out? What if doing that helped ward off depression?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (7) | 0
When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Do rebelliousness, emotional control, toughness and thrill-seeking still make up the essence of coolness? Can performers James Dean and Miles Davis still be considered the models of cool?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 2
Women infected with the Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) parasite, which is spread through contact with cat feces or eating undercooked meat or unwashed vegetables, are at increased risk of attempting suicide, according to ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 7 |
(Medical Xpress)—As the saying goes, "A picture is worth a thousand words." For people in certain professions—acting, modeling, and even politics—this phrase rings particularly true. Previous studies ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (8) | 5 |
If you think that you can judge by examining someone's facial expressions if he has just hit the jackpot in the lottery or lost everything in the stock market—think again. Researchers at the Hebrew University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When the average person thinks of an IQ test, they think of a measurement of intelligence. A test designed to find those of high intelligence who will go on to succeed in academics and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2011 | 3.4 / 5 (8) | 3 |
Do you ever swat your child on the behind? Lets hope not. Over the past few decades, numerous studies have concluded that spanking isnt the best or most effective way to discipline a child successfully.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 10, 2011 | 3.4 / 5 (8) | 7
Autism spectrum disorders, including Asperger syndrome, have generally been associated with uneven intellectual profiles and impairment, but according to a new study of Asperger individuals published in the online journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 28, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- Cambridge scientists have used an age-old fable to help illustrate how we think differently to other animals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 10 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study has found a gene that appears to make women happy, but it doesn't work for men. The finding may help explain why women are often happier than men, the research team said.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 2 |