Psychology & Psychiatry

Debunking the IQ myth

(Medical Xpress)—You may be more than a single number, according to a team of Western-led researchers. Considered a standard gauge of intelligence, an intelligence quotient (IQ) score doesn't actually provide an accurate ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Know thyself: How mindfulness can improve self-knowledge

paying attention to one's current experience in a non-judgmental way—might help us to learn more about our own personalities, according to a new article published in the March 2013 issue of Perspectives on Psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Negative news stories affect women's stress levels but not men's

Bad news articles in the media increase women's sensitivity to stressful situations, but do not have a similar effect on men, according to a study undertaken by University of Montreal researchers at the Centre for Studies ...

Health

Breastfeeding boosts ability to climb social ladder

Breastfeeding not only boosts children's chances of climbing the social ladder, but it also reduces the chances of downwards mobility, suggests a large study published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Getting heard may be key to getting new job

(HealthDay)—Your voice may be the key to landing a new job, researchers report in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science.

Health

Irregular bed times curb young kids' brain power

Going to bed at different times every night throughout early childhood seems to curb children's brain power, finds a large, long term study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

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