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People love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current standing as one of the most visited sites on the web, second only to Google. New research from the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 26, 2012 | 2 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Brooding, or excessive rumination over negative feelings, is known to interfere with important problem-solving abilities, while immediate distraction from those feelings can increase problem-solving ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Has your memory failed you today, such as struggling to recall a word that's "on the tip of your tongue?" If so, you're not alone.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 15, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 3 |
A principal standing in the hallway says, "You are one of my favorite students!" In class, a smart girl says, "You are the nicest person in our class!"
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by a University of California, Riverside psychologist raises serious questions about eyewitness identification procedures that are being adopted by police departments across ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although a doting mom cuddling and caressing her infant may not seem to have much in common with a rat mother, she does. Not only are there striking similarities between the brain and hormonal systems of rats and humans that ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
A team led by psychology professor Ian Spence at the University of Toronto reveals that playing an action videogame, even for a relatively short time, causes differences in brain activity and improvements in visual attention.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 5 |
(HealthDay) -- Three months into 2012, chances are good that those grand plans for self-improvement hatched at the start of the new year have become more of a dead weight.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Pediatricians who show an unconscious preference for European Americans tend to prescribe better pain-management for white patients than they do for African-American patients, new University of Washington research shows.
Health Mar 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Those motivated to actively change bad habits may be setting themselves up for failure, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Maybe you've had a reoccurring sore throat or frequent headaches. Perhaps the pain in your leg won't go away. In the past, you might have gone to a doctor's office to diagnose symptoms.
Health Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Children may perform better in school and feel more confident about themselves if they are told that failure is a normal part of learning, rather than being pressured to succeed at all costs, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Research over the past few decades has shown that viewing physical violence in the media can increase aggression in adults and children. But a new study, co-authored by an Iowa State University psychology ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Alberta researchers have established that the ability of the brain to rehearse or repeat electrical impulses may be absolutely critical in order to make a newly acquired memory more permanent.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
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 |