News tagged with social scientists
Providing support to a loved one offers benefits to the giver, not just the recipient, a new brain-imaging study by UCLA life scientists reveals.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
India's Kumbh Mela, the world's biggest religious festival which sees up to 100 million people flock to take a bath in the river Ganges, is good for pilgrims' health, according to a new study.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Women harbor a fat-stigma even though their family and closest friends may not judge them as "fat," according to findings by Arizona State University social scientists. Those research results, published Aug. 17 in the journal ...
Health Aug 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Something is happening on playgrounds, in classrooms, in homes and in every walk of life across America. In fact, it's happening internationally.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
College students' social networks influence their beliefs regarding the safety of influenza vaccines and decisions about vaccination, according to a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Health May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) in Japan have uncovered two brain signals in the human prefrontal cortex involved in how humans predict the decisions of other people. Their results suggest ...
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
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
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