Frontiers in Psychology

Psychology & Psychiatry

Higher voice pitch makes female faces appear younger

Psychologists and biologists around Christina Krumpholz and Helmut Leder from the University of Vienna investigated whether voice pitch can influence how female faces are evaluated. Their conclusion: a higher voice does indeed ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online art viewing can improve well-being

Viewing art while visiting galleries and museums can have powerful effects on an individual's mood, stress and well-being. But does the same hold true for viewing art in digital space? A new study by psychologists led by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to retire from a sporting life

Australian Open tennis champion Ash Barty may be an exception, but many athletes have mixed feelings about retiring from their sport—particularly if injury or other factors lead to an early retirement.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The power of kindness in improving brain health

Kindness is powerful and does not just affect the recipient's feelings—kindness can also impact an entire family's brain health. A cross-disciplinary team of researchers and clinicians from Center for BrainHealth at The ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Foreign languages slow down brain aging

Medical advances are causing a gradual increase in average life expectancy. However, this comes at a price, as the number of cases of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases grows with age. Researchers from HSE University ...

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