Psychology & Psychiatry

Angry people might not be as smart as they think they are

People who are quick to lose their temper are more likely to overestimate their own intelligence, a new study from The University of Western Australia and the University of Warsaw in Poland has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dealing with digital distraction

Our digital lives may be making us more distracted, distant and drained, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

Psychology & Psychiatry

From Love Island to HD brows, what you need to know about narcissism

The TV show of the summer, Love Island, is fascinating for many viewers – but especially so for personality psychologists. Mainly because the programme is a parade of rampant narcissism. Even if you can't quite define it, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Want narcissists to donate to your cause? Make it about them

When narcissistic individuals are able to imagine themselves in a victim's situation, they are more likely to donate to charity, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Predicting antisocial behaviour from the neurobiology of empathy

Empathy encourages prosocial behavior, while an empathy deficit has been linked to psychological disorders. By further examining the mechanisms involved, new research hopes to offer risk analysis and better treatment for ...

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