Perspectives on Psychological Science

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SAGE Publications
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2006-present
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Psychology & Psychiatry

Changing intelligence test performance: A century of IQ increases

In the general population, IQ increases have been observed over the past 100 years. But are we really becoming more intelligent and if so, how much more intelligent are we becoming? University of Vienna psychologists Jakob ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The problem with mindfulness

Mindfulness, it seems everybody's doing it. You might have even tried it yourself—or have a regular practice. Thanks to the help of an app on your phone that speaks to you in dulcet tones, you are reminded to "let go" and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness meditation: 10 minutes a day improves cognitive function

Practising mindfulness meditation for 10 minutes a day improves concentration and the ability to keep information active in one's mind, a function known as "working memory". The brain achieves this by becoming more efficient, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How your smartphone is affecting your relationship

Smartphones have become a constant companion for many of us. In a recent study by the Pew Research Center, nearly 50 percent of adults reported they "couldn't live without" their phones.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Love helps solve the puzzle of human evolution

Humans have long been a puzzle to explain in evolutionary terms, but a Victoria University of Wellington researcher says part of the answer is romantic love and the pair-bonding it motivates.

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