News tagged with social psychology
A new study reveals a simple strategy that people can use to minimize how angry and aggressive they get when they are provoked by others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
People love social networks. That's the obvious conclusion from Facebook's 900 million active users and its current standing as one of the most visited sites on the web, second only to Google. New research from the University ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 26, 2012 | 2 / 5 (3) | 0
Discrimination felt by teenagers based on their social class background can contribute to physiologic changes associated with poorer health, according to a new study published online in Psychological Science, a journal of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A significant number of teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit cell phone photos, often with little, if any, awareness of the possible psychological, interpersonal, and sometimes legal consequences of doing ...
Health Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A principal standing in the hallway says, "You are one of my favorite students!" In class, a smart girl says, "You are the nicest person in our class!"
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Until now, comparing stress levels in individuals across the United States over time was not possible due to a lack of historical data that tracks stress using accepted comparable measures.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Many young adults explore and define their sexual identity in college, but that process can be stressful and lead to risky behaviors. In a new study, students whose sexual self-definition didn't fall into exclusively heterosexual ...
Addiction Jun 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study conducted at the University of Granada has concluded that most immigrant women who give birth in Spain suffer "severe stress" and should receive psychological treatment after giving birth to help them overcome disorders ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study finds stressed men more social, refutes common belief that stress always causes aggressive behavior
A team of researchers led by the psychologists and neuroscientists Prof. Markus Heinrichs and Dr. Bernadette von Dawans at the University of Freiburg, Germany, examined in a study how men react in stressful situations - and ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
There are many theories about why religion exists, most of them unproven. Now, in an article published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, psychologist Kevin Rounding of Queen' ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Boys who reach sexual maturity more rapidly than their peers have more problems getting along with others their age and are at a higher risk for depression, according to a Cornell study published in Developmental Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
When you "lose yourself" inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Are you a social media enthusiast or simply a Facebook addict?Researchers from Norway have developed a new instrument to measure Facebook addiction, the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Online dating scammers groom their victims by developing 'hyper-personal' relationships which can leave victims feeling doubly traumatised.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What's the group that least agrees with Americans' vision of their country? It's not Muslims, gays, feminists, or recent immigrants. It's atheists, according to many sociological surveys. In one survey conducted in 2006 by ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0