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Anger is a powerful emotion with serious health consequences. A new study from Concordia University shows that for millions of individuals around the world who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), anger is more ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Psychological factors can have as much—or more—impact on pediatric chest pain as physical ones, a University of Georgia study found recently. UGA psychologists discovered pediatric patients diagnosed ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
The rise of Internet search engines like Google has changed the way our brain remembers information, according to research by Columbia University psychologist Betsy Sparrow published July 14 in Science.
Neuroscience Jul 14, 2011 | 2 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Language mixing – using elements from two languages in the same sentence – is frequent among bilingual parents and could pose a challenge for vocabulary acquisition by one- and two-year-old children, according to a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Acquiring self-esteem is an important part of a teenager's development. The way in which adolescents regard themselves can be instrumental in determining their achievement and social functioning. New research from Concordia ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
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
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from The University of Western Australia have examined what motivates people who are greatly involved in the climate debate to reject scientific evidence.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (5) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Most parents would agree that raising a generous child is an admirable goal—but how, exactly, is that accomplished? New results from the University of Notre Dame's Science of Generosity ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Thousands of children are bullied each day, but new University of Virginia research shows that they are not disliked universally by their peers. Indeed, victims may not be the most popular students at school; ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
"Stand by me" is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 26, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Conservatives are happier than liberals because of their strong ties to a large network of social groups, according to a study from The University of Queensland.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
New research suggests that elite athletes – Olympic medalists in volleyball, for example – perform better than the rest of us in yet another way. These athletes excel not only in their sport of choice but also in how ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are significantly more likely to attempt suicide or injure themselves as young adults than girls who do not have ADHD, according to research published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers at the University of Toronto have shown that playing shooting or driving videogames, even for a relatively short time, improves the ability to search for a target hidden among irrelevant distractions in complex ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |