Psychology & Psychiatry

'Awe walks' boost emotional well-being

A regular dose of awe is a simple way to boost healthy 'prosocial' emotions such as compassion and gratitude, according to a new study by researchers at the UC San Francisco Memory and Aging Center (MAC) and the Global Brain ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists investigate COVID-19's mental toll on teenagers

The COVID-19 crisis has taken a psychological toll on people of all ages, but one group especially affected is teenagers. School closures and enforced social distancing have cut off many teens from major means of psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers use artificial intelligence tools to predict loneliness

For the past couple of decades, there has been a loneliness pandemic, marked by rising rates of suicides and opioid use, lost productivity, increased health care costs and rising mortality. The COVID-19 pandemic, with its ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teenage behaviour determines health in later life, research finds

Teenagers whose non-cognitive skills are poorly developed are more likely to suffer from health problems later in life, according to groundbreaking new research by a group of expert from The University of Manchester.

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