Psychology & Psychiatry

Searching the brain for social networks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Why do some people tend to make inappropriate comments in social situations? Why do some people misread cues about how others feel about them?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Babies understand dogs

New research shows babies have a handle on the meaning of different dog barks - despite little or no previous exposure to dogs.

Other

How to dope in cycling and get away with it

As an academic researcher, I have studied drugs in society for the last 20 years. In my current job, I also study cycling history and culture, and the place of drugs and doping in this sport.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Deaf sign language users pick up faster on body language

Deaf people who use sign language are quicker at recognizing and interpreting body language than hearing non-signers, according to new research from investigators at UC Davis and UC Irvine.

Health

Docs warn about Facebook use and teen depression

(AP) -- Add "Facebook depression" to potential harms linked with social media, an influential doctors' group warns, referring to a condition it says may affect troubled teens who obsess over the online site.

Psychology & Psychiatry

To understand others' minds, 'being' them beats reading them

We tend to believe that people telegraph how they're feeling through facial expressions and body language and we only need to watch them to know what they're experiencing—but new research shows we'd get a much better idea ...

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