Hollywood has given movie-goers many classic portrayals of grumpy old men—American Movie Classics even maintains a list of the top fifteen film curmudgeons.
A recent study from the University of Georgia shows differences in brain structure according to how trusting people are of others.
Britain's Wellcome Trust said that clinical trials it was funding for a new Ebola vaccine in Liberia were halted on Tuesday due to a fall in new cases.
To identify and reduce barriers perceived by people to enroll in health insurance requires a deep understanding of their perceptions on illness, care and insurance in their own socio-cultural context. This ...
People's trust in others increases after smelling the olfactory fragrance of lavender. Leiden psychologists Roberta Sellaro and Lorenza Colzato published their findings in Frontiers in Psychology.
Last month, there was public outcry at the news that GPs in England would be paid £55 for each case of dementia diagnosed.
How do you decide if you can trust someone? Is it based on their handshake, the way they look you in the eye, or perhaps their body language?
In BMJ today, Angela Coulter, Associate Professor at Oxford University and colleagues argue that this is "unethical" and call for a coordinated approach to use the information to help improve services.
(Medical Xpress)—Queenslanders will save time and money in a unique trial by Australian pharmacists delivering flu shots for the first time.
The nation's left-leaning citizens might be pleased by the findings of a new University of Nebraska study that finds those who live in liberal states tend to be healthier.
(Medical Xpress)—Intelligent people are more likely to trust others, while those who score lower on measures of intelligence are less likely to do so, says a new study.
A study involving Victoria University of Wellington researchers shows people trust strangers with easier-to-pronounce names—even if those strangers are all from the same country.
(Medical Xpress)—A study reveals that the level of distrust felt by white British people towards ethnic minorities rises in line with the diversity of their local area. Yet the more day-to-day contact they ...
Homeless women are not accessing the support of social services that they need to progress due to a lack of service coordination and the complex needs of the service users, a recent project has found.
An adult with an attractive face is more likely to gain the trust of children, new research has found. Published in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology, the study revealed both boys and girls are more prone to bel ...