Psychology & Psychiatry

The impact of lockdown drives us to make poorer choices

Lockdown and other restrictions imposed to control the COVID-19 pandemic have had unseen negative effects on the cognitive capacity and mental health of the population. A study led by the UOC's research group Open Evidence, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Working memory is structured hierarchically

Researchers in cognitive psychology at HSE University have experimentally demonstrated that the colors and orientations of objects are stored and processed independently in working memory. However, it is easier for a person ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotions: how humans regulate them and why some people can't

Consider the following scenario: You are nearing the end of a busy day at work, when a comment from your boss diminishes what's left of your dwindling patience. You turn, red-faced, towards the source of your indignation. ...

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