Psychology & Psychiatry

Power poses don't help and could potentially backfire, study shows

The idea behind power poses, that if you stand in a "powerful" position, broad posture, hands on hips, shoulders high and pushed back, you will suddenly feel psychologically and physiologically stronger, is intuitively appealing, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is symptom expression a form of communication?

Symptoms of illness are not inevitably tied to an underlying disease —rather, many organisms, including humans, adapt their symptom expression to suit their needs. That's the finding of Arizona State University's Leonid ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The problems with evolutionary psychology

As evolutionary scientists, we devote much of our working lives to exploring the behaviour of humans and other animals through an evolutionary lens. So it may come as a surprise that our show at this year's Edinburgh Fringe ...

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