Psychology & Psychiatry

Are you a hugger? It might be hereditary

A new study of twins finds that genetics play a significant role in how affectionate women are, but the same can't be said for men.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Our expectations shape our health

Positive expectations about a medicine may help it to work more effectively, even if you tell patients about this placebo effect. The reverse, the nocebo effect, works in the same way. Health psychologist Stefanie Meeuwis ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Teens shocked by suicide portrayal in '13 Reasons Why,' study finds

Teenagers interviewed about their views on the suicide portrayed in the controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why report being shocked by the graphic detail of the scene, which they saw as excessive, researchers from the ...

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