Psychology & Psychiatry

Why people have lateral preferences when kissing and hugging

Typically, a person will initiate a hug with the right hand. Similar preferences are also present in other forms of social touch. The question of handedness plays a role in the process. However, it is not the only relevant ...

Neuroscience

Brain areas distinguishing between good and bad

When someone offends you while smiling, should your brain interpret it as a genuine smile or as an offense? Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig and the University of Haifa, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Good attitudes about aging help seniors handle stress

New research from North Carolina State University finds that having a positive attitude about aging makes older adults more resilient when faced with stressful situations.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men and women bothered by different types of cheating

(Medical Xpress)—You've probably heard the saying men are from Mars, women are from Venus. New research from Kansas State University shows this saying even applies to views on cheating.

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