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Consumers of fashionable brands, the latest gadgets, and the coolest looks are getting ever younger. Yet, children who immerse themselves in consumer culture feel worse about themselves, not better, say researchers at the ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—To get the biggest psychological bang for the buck, talk about your experiences, whether a hike in the woods or a trip to Rome, rather than your things, according to a new Cornell study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The United States suffers far more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation, due in part to the widespread possession of firearms and the practice of storing them at home in a place that is often unlocked, ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Compulsive hoarders struggle to throw out their many possessions because their brains lack flexibility, new research suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Unhappy kids are more likely to become materialistic than children who are happy with their lives, a new study from the Netherlands suggests.
Pediatrics Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Patients with hoarding disorder exhibited abnormal activity in regions of the brain that was stimulus dependent when deciding what to do with objects that did or did not belong to them, according to a report ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Spending money on activities and events, such as concert tickets or exotic vacations, won't make you happier if you're doing it to impress others, according to findings published in the Journal of Happiness Studies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
A significant number of teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit cell phone photos, often with little, if any, awareness of the possible psychological, interpersonal, and sometimes legal consequences of doing ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1