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French scientists say they have confirmed the folklore that a glass in your hand will make you feel sexier, smarter and funnier, even when others privately think you are a turkey.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
We've all heard about the stress experienced by victims of 9/11, but have we ever paused to think about the effect of those terrorist attacks on mental health clinicians who provided care to the victims? A new study by Mary ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that going to sleep shortly after learning new material is most beneficial for recall.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 23, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (10) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Taking a heart disease medication can affect a person's subconscious attitudes towards race, a team of ethicists, psychiatrists and psychologists at Oxford University has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
The methods psychologists and other health-care providers are using to treat immigrants to the United States need to be better tailored to deal with their specific cultures and needs, according to a task force report released ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A study from a transatlantic team of psychologists led by Dr Ulrich Weger from the University of Kent has shown that simple social judgment tasks that play a role in peoples daily routines can be ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Playing with interactive toys could help children with autism to improve their social interaction with other children, say University of Sussex psychologists.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction, research by Flinders University reveals.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Babies who are raised in homes where two or more languages are spoken may appear to talk later than those learning just one language, leaving parents puzzled and concerned as to the reasons why.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A recent study conducted by researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has found that female cancer survivors receiving screening mammography have "worse health behaviors" ...
Cancer Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
At an age when "ba-ba" and "da-da" may be their only utterances, infants nevertheless comprehend words for many common objects, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
There will always be a wild and unpredictable quality to creativity and invention, says Anthony McCaffrey, a cognitive psychology researcher at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, because an "Aha moment" is rare and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 09, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 8 |
In her sophomore year at Lake Forest College, Sam Sekulich had reached a breaking point. On top of the pressure she felt from classes and student clubs, she was fighting with her parents and not consistently taking medication ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When a friend tells you she had a rough day, do you feel sandpaper under your fingers? The brain may be replaying sensory experiences to help understand common metaphors, new research suggests.
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
What does being committed to your marriage really mean? UCLA psychologists answer this question in a new study based on their analysis of 172 married couples over the first 11 years of marriage.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |