Psychology & Psychiatry

Face masks protect us but disguise feelings

Masks protect people from contracting the coronavirus, but could have a negative side effect. In a recent Perspective paper, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences suggest that the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Heavy drinking may impair men's ability to recognize facial emotions

Alcohol intoxication is linked to impairments in the ability to interpret other people's facial expressions, especially in men, according to a new study. The findings may help explain why alcohol use is often associated with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Selfie app' to keep track of quarantined Poles

Poland on Friday launched a smartphone app allowing people under a mandatory 14-day quarantine for coronavirus to send selfies to let authorities know they are indeed staying home.

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