Psychology & Psychiatry

People can handle the truth (more than you think)

Most people value the moral principle of honesty. At the same time, they frequently avoid being honest with people in their everyday lives. Who hasn't told a fib or half-truth to get through an awkward social situation or ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

You probably made a better first impression than you think

After we have conversations with new people, our conversation partners like us and enjoy our company more than we think, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological ...

Health

Poor shared decision-making for lung cancer screening

(HealthDay)—The quality of shared decision-making (SDM) about the initiation of lung cancer screening (LCS) is poor, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What do your earliest childhood memories say about you?

We experience thousands of events across childhood, and yet as adults we recall only a handful. Some might be "firsts" (our first ice cream, our first day at school), or significant life events (the birth of a sibling, moving ...

Neuroscience

What articulation-relevant brain regions do when we listen

Brain regions that are involved in the articulation of language are also active in the perception of language. This finding of a team from the BrainLinks-BrainTools Cluster of Excellence of the University of Freiburg makes ...

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