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Two out of five medical students have an unconscious bias against obese people, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study is published online ahead of print in the Journal of ...
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Anything you can do I can do better: Neuromolecular foundations of the superiority illusion (Update)
(Medical Xpress)—The existential psychologist Rollo May wrote that "depression is the inability to construct a future"1 while Lionel Tiger stated that "optimism has been central to the process of human e ...
Neuroscience Apr 02, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (11) | 5 |
Scientists from Royal Holloway University have found that when white Caucasians are under the illusion that they have a dark skin, their racial bias changes in a positive way.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Although knowing an actor is gay significantly affected ratings of his masculinity, there was no significant effect on ratings of his acting performance, researchers say.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People often think that other people are staring at them even when they aren't research led by the University of Sydney has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
The fourth-quarter comeback to win the game. The tumor that appeared on a second scan. The guy in accounting who was secretly embezzling company funds. The situation may be different each time, but we hear ourselves say it ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Want to know why sports fans get so worked up when they think the referee has wrongly called their team's pass forward, their player offside, or their serve as a fault?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday.
Medications Sep 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Can the simple act of recognizing a face as you walk down the street change the way we think? Or can taking the time to notice something new on our way to work change what we remember about that walk? In a new study published ...
Neuroscience Jul 26, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Asian-Americans experience considerable everyday prejudice and discrimination, reports a Cornell study published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology (Vol. 60:2). The study is one of the first to doc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
The more choices people have, the riskier the decisions they make, according to a new study which sheds light on how we behave when faced with large amounts of information.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Despite conflicting data in support of the practice, some overweight Americans looking for an easy fix have turned to gastric botox injections to help them lose weight. This month in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the of ...
Other Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The belief that nervous shock can cause you to go grey overnight (medically termed canities subita) is one of those tales which could nearly be true. There are certainly cases in medical literature of ra ...
Health Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 4
Choosing the right size and color of your bowls and plates could help you eat less, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Health Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A comprehensive study in this week's PLoS Medicine shows levels of the amino acid, homocysteine, have no meaningful effect on the risk of developing coronary heart disease, closing the door on the previously suggested benefi ...
Cardiology Feb 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0