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People in the military who suffer more than one mild traumatic brain injury face a significantly higher risk of suicide, according to research by the National Center for Veterans Studies at the University of Utah.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Study finds children with low self-esteem are often praised for personal qualities instead of efforts
(Medical Xpress)—Praising children, especially those with low self-esteem, for their personal qualities rather than their efforts may make them feel more ashamed when they fail, according to new research published by the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (14) | 0 |
Some athletes may improve their performance under pressure simply by squeezing a ball or clenching their left hand before competition to activate certain parts of the brain, according to new research published by the American ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Five personality traits widely thought to be universal across cultures might not be, according to a study of an isolated Bolivian society.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 2 |
Children as young as three apparently can tell the difference between whining and when someone has good reason to be upset, and they will respond with sympathy usually only when it is truly deserved, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Over the last few decades numerous studies have shown negative states, such as depression, anger, anxiety, and hostility, to be detrimental to cardiovascular health. Less is known about how positive psychological characteristics ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Paying it forward - a popular expression for extending generosity to others after someone has been generous to you - is a heartwarming concept, but it is less common than repaying greed with greed, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Stereotypes suggest women are more cooperative than men, but an analysis of 50 years of research shows that men are equally cooperative, particularly in situations involving a dilemma that pits the interests of an individual ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 2 |
Could a passing mood influence your financial portfolio for decades to come? Can impulses you inherited from your cave-man ancestors influence your financial decisions in the modern world in ways that may have lifelong consequences?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Spatial skills--those involved with reading maps and assembling furniture--can be improved if you work at it, that's according to a new look at the studies on this topic by researchers at Northwestern University and Temple.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children as young as 3 are likely to say that things made by humans have owners, but that natural objects, such as pine cones and sea shells, are not owned, according to a new study published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Current college culture allows for an environment where risks of addiction and alcohol dependency increase while mental health decreases.
Addiction Apr 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one. —Voltaire
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2
College men find steroids for better game less ethical than stimulants for better grades, study says
In the eyes of young college men, it's more unethical to use steroids to get an edge in sports than it is to use prescription stimulants to enhance one's grades, according to new research published by the American Psychological ...
Addiction May 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Older people who have low expectations for a satisfying future may be more likely to live longer, healthier lives than those who see brighter days ahead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |