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Does good behavior lead to more good behavior? Or do we try to balance our good and bad deeds? The answer depends on our ethical mindset, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Associ ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Older adults who haven't been in school for a while are as capable of learning from tests as younger adults and college students, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—People assigned to positions of power tend to dehumanize those in less powerful positions even when the roles are randomly assigned, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 8 |
(Medical Xpress)—Among older American adults, a greater purpose in life is linked with a lower risk of stroke, a new University of Michigan study found.
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(HealthDay)—Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are common in patients recovering from acute lung injury (ALI), according to a study published online March 5 in Psychological Medicine.
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Authors Emily Bazelon and R.J. Palacio on Monday joined Richard Weissbourd, director of the Human Development and Psychology Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), at Longfellow Hall ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Dalhousie researchers link binge eating among university-aged women with strained mother-daughter relationships in a recent study published in the journal Eating Behaviors.
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New research from North Carolina State University finds that older adults who play video games report higher levels of emotional well-being.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Religious college students report less alcohol use than their classmates – and the reason may have to do with how their parents handle stress, according to new research by a Michigan State University scholar.
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(Medical Xpress)—Researchers say how much risk you're willing to take in your investments may be linked to genetics. The results may help investors understand how emotions affect their choices.
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(Medical Xpress)—"Science is broken; let's fix it," says the University of Sydney's Associate Professor Alex Holcombe, who is part of a major new effort to improve the reliability of psychological research.
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If you think giving someone the cold shoulder inflicts pain only on them, beware. A new study shows that individuals who deliberately shun another person are equally distressed by the experience.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Women who receive strong social support from their families during pregnancy appear to be protected from sharp increases in a particular stress hormone, making them less likely to develop postpartum depression, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
A new mother may constantly worry and check to see if her baby is still breathing. Or she may fret about germs, obsessing whether she's properly sterilized the bottles, then wash and rewash them.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The importance of play—crucial for children's healthy psychological development and ability to thrive in life—is woefully underestimated by parents and educators, according to Peter Gray, a Boston College ...
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