News tagged with social psychologist
(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 |
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 |
(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 |
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 |
Infants are more likely to recognise words spoken in the dialect of their local communities than those used by their parents, psychologists have revealed.
Pediatrics Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (8) | 10 |
Every ten years or so, someone will make the observation that there is a lack of political diversity among psychological scientists and a discussion about what ought to be done ensues. The notion that the field discriminates ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 15 |
For centuries, gossip has been dismissed as salacious, idle chatter that can damage reputations and erode trust. But a new study from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests rumor-mongering can have positive outcomes ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Power -- defined as the ability to influence others -- makes people think differently. For North Americans, a feeling of power leads to thinking in a focused and analytical way, which may be beneficial when pursuing personal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 06, 2011 | 2.5 / 5 (6) | 3 |
For both men and women, wearing revealing attire causes them to be seen as more sensitive but less competent, says a new study by University of Maryland psychologist Kurt Gray and colleagues from Yale and Northeastern University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 10, 2011 | 3 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Diederik Stapel, the Dutch social psychologist who has made news on a rather regular basis over the last several years, and who had even become popular on some television chat shows, has ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 30 |
Could a passing mood influence your financial portfolio for decades to come? Can impulses you inherited from your cave-man ancestors influence your financial decisions in the modern world in ways that may have lifelong consequences?
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 20, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |