News tagged with social psychologist
(Medical Xpress)—Women who engage in "fat talk"—the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies—are less liked by their peers, a new study from the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have published a research paper that focuses on the social factors involved in back pain sufferers returning to work, to give a wider context to the medical factors that are often ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from social psychologists at Indiana University Bloomington suggests that feeling powerful might protect against the debilitating effects of negative stereotypes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Mimicking the behaviour of mum and dad has long been considered a vital way in which children learn about the world around them. Now psychologists at The University of Nottingham have shown that copying unnecessary ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Even in the face of a disaster, we remain optimistic about our chances of injury compared to others, according to a new study. Residents of a town struck by a tornado thought their risk of injury from a future tornado was ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 01, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Mahzarin Banaji shouldn't have been biased against women. A leading social psychologist—who rose from unlikely circumstances in her native India, where she once dreamed of becoming a secretary—she knew ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 4
(HealthDay)—Everyone has had that friend who was svelte when single and then became noticeably more plump after entering a state of marital bliss. Now, there is new evidence that it was not your imagination: ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Spouses and other romantic partners often complain about feeling unappreciated, and a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests poor sleep may play a hidden role.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
We all know that getting a good night's sleep is good for our general health and well-being. But new research is highlighting a more surprising benefit of good sleep: more feelings of gratitude for relationships.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Parents often wonder how much of the world their young children really understand. Though typically developing children are not able to speak or point to objects on command until they are between eighteen ...
Autism spectrum disorders Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to climate change, deforestation and toxic waste, the assumption has been that conservative views on these topics are intractable. But new research from the University of California, Berkeley, ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 4
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Iowa have documented an activity by infants that begins nearly from birth: They learn by taking inventory of the things they see.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A Dutch social psychologist issued a public apology Wednesday after an inquiry found he faked or manipulated data in at least 55 publications.
Other Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Women who have undergone group therapy and learned to relax have reduced their menopausal troubles by half, according to results of a study at Linköping University and Linköping University Hospital in Sweden.
Health Nov 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Homophobia exists in many areas of life. It also seems to be particularly entrenched in sport, exercise and physical education (PE) settings of all kinds. But why is this the case?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 5