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Psychology & Psychiatry

Women and men react differently to infidelity

If your partner has sex with someone else, it is considered infidelity - even if no emotions are involved. But it is also considered infidelity when your significant other develops a close personal relationship with someone ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychopaths may not yawn along with you

(HealthDay)—People with psychopathic traits are less likely to catch "contagious yawning" than those with higher levels of empathy, a new study suggests.

Health

Feeling impulsive or frustrated? Take a nap

Taking a nap may be an effective strategy to counteract impulsive behavior and to boost tolerance for frustration, according to a University of Michigan study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Extroverted populations have lower savings rates

Extroverted populations tend to have lower savings rates, says Jacob Hirsh, an assistant professor at U of T Mississauga's Institute for Management and Innovation.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines consequences of workplace bullying

New research reveals how frequently being the target of workplace bullying not only leads to health-related problems but can also cause victims to behave badly themselves.

Psychology & Psychiatry

True grit more about passion than personality, study suggests

The unrelenting determination often found in successful people appears to be a passion-specific quality and not necessarily an overall personality trait, according to new research from the University of Alberta.

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