To most of the Western world, happiness is the number one goal, and a happy life is seen as a good life. But is it as simple as that?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
The first in-depth investigation of whether youthful happiness leads to greater wealth in later life reveals that, even allowing for other influences, happy adolescents are likely to earn more money as adults.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Judgments we make with a moral underpinning are made more quickly and are more extreme than those same judgments based on practical considerations, a new set of studies finds. However, the findings, which appear in the journal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | 2.7 / 5 (6) | 2 |
Political mindsets are the product of an individual's upbringing, life experiences, and environment. But are there specific experiences that lead a person to choose one political ideology over another?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Your friend debuts a questionable haircut and asks what you think of it. Brutal honesty would definitely hurt his feelings, so what do you say? Most people in this situation would probably opt for a vague or evasive response, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 11, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 4 |
When we try to put ourselves in someone else's shoes, we usually go all the way, assuming that they feel the same way we do. But a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Scienc ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Unrelated people who are more similar genetically tend to have more similar attitudes and preferences, reports a new Cornell study published May 7 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The fi ...
Genetics May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cat Pause proudly describes herself as "fat", can live with euphemisms like "curvy", "chunky" or "chubby", but baulks at what she believes are value-laden labels such as "overweight" or "obese".
Overweight and Obesity Jul 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1