(HealthDay)—Intense focus can help creative people achieve success, but it may undermine their capacity for flexible thinking, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Older adults who haven't been in school for a while are as capable of learning from tests as younger adults and college students, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Probiotics are found to be a secret weapon for fighting symptoms of the common cold in college students
College students are notoriously sleep-deprived, live in close quarters and lead stress-filled lives, making them especially susceptible for contracting colds and upper-respiratory infections. For these reasons, a team lead ...
Health Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
After seeing faces for less than a blink of an eye, college students have accuracy greater than mere chance in judging others' sexual orientation. Their "gaydar" persisted even when they saw the photos upside-down, and gay ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Gay college students may be at increased risk for drinking problems because of how they, their peers are treated
(Medical Xpress) -- Gay, lesbian, and bisexual college students who experience subtle discrimination are at increased risk of having a problem with alcohol compared to heterosexual students, a new University of Michigan study ...
Addiction Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For many people, the motivation to exercise fluctuates from week to week, and these fluctuations predict whether they will be physically active, according to researchers at Penn State. In an effort to ...
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits. Now Penn State researchers have a tailored approach that may help prevent students from becoming heavy drinkers.
Health Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People often view the "last" moments of an event positively simply because they signal the end of an experience, say University of Michigan researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
College students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who take a prostimulant medication can improve attention and organization and planning skills, according to results of the first study to look at the medical ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Contrary to popular belief, most college students don't gain anywhere near 15 pounds during their freshman year, according to a new nationwide study.
Health Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- People who feel entitled may think performing dull tasks is a waste of their precious time, resulting in a perception that time passes slowly, according to a new University of Michigan ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Cincinnati research finds that college students could be undermining their own education, simply because they're not practicing proper sleep habits. The study, led by Adam Knowlden, a UC doctoral student in ...
Health Aug 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
In a new study, researchers tested the claims of a Boston police officer who said he ran past a brutal police beating without seeing it. After re-creating some of the conditions of the original incident and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A new crop of college graduates have just landed on the job market. Right now they're probably just hoping to get any job, if at all. However, for psychology majors, the salary outlook in both the short and long term is particularly ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |