News tagged with social influence
Comparing yourself to others who are either worse off or are not coping well may increase your motivation to take better care of yourself when facing an illness or disease, according to researchers at Penn State and Drexel ...
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
We all know how casual flirtation can lift one's mood, which can be important at this time of year when the winter blues are at their peak. But if you are more serious about your flirting and hope to get that all important ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As the Black Friday sales start earlier and the smartphones play hard to get, a Kansas State University professor says psychology can explain why consumers wait in line for the latest sales, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers and young adults are less likely to smoke when faced with restaurant smoking bans and minimum tobacco-purchase ages in Europe, according to new research by a Purdue University sociologist.
Addiction Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most people call it the "art" of persuasion, but public health researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) are trying to pinpoint the "science" behind social influence.
Health Jul 05, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Alcohol use in Bollywood movies is directly influencing the drinking habits of India's adolescents, according to a new study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai.
Addiction Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to prevention of substance use in our tween population, turning our kids on to thought control may just be the answer to getting them to say no.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Is weight loss "contagious"? According to a new study published online in the journal Obesity, teammates in a team-based weight loss competition significantly influenced each other's weight loss, suggesting that shedding pounds ...
Health Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Teenage alcohol consumption may be influenced more by a date's friends than his or her own friends, according to Penn State and Ohio State criminologists.
Health Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |