Psychology & Psychiatry

Can videogames promote emotional intelligence in teenagers?

A new study has shown that videogames, when used as part of an emotional intelligence training program, can help teenagers evaluate, express, and manage their own emotions immediately after the training. The study design, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise: Psych patients' new primary prescription

When it comes to inpatient treatment of a range of mental health and mood disorders—from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes—a new study advocates for exercise, rather than ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Digital intervention ups socialization in children with autism

(HealthDay)—An artificial intelligence-driven wearable behavioral intervention, Superpower Glass, can improve social outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study published online March ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotional intelligence: A new criterion for hiring?

The cognitive skills and personality of a future employee are examined during a job interview: Does the candidate have the right training? The right career history? Does he present himself well? And is he affable? However, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Angry people might not be as smart as they think they are

People who are quick to lose their temper are more likely to overestimate their own intelligence, a new study from The University of Western Australia and the University of Warsaw in Poland has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dealing with digital distraction

Our digital lives may be making us more distracted, distant and drained, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Four signs you have high emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence can mean the difference between behaving in a socially acceptable way and being considered to be way out of line. While most people will have heard of emotional intelligence, not many people really ...

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