Psychology & Psychiatry

Is neuroticism fueled by overthinking?

Isaac Newton was a classic neurotic. He was a brooder and a worrier, prone to dwelling on the scientific problems before him as well as his childhood sins. But Newton also had creative breakthroughs—thoughts on physics ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research sheds light on the dangers of positive stereotypes

(Medical Xpress)—We all know about the dangers of negative stereotyping. But what about positive stereotyping? Is it really bad to assume that women are more in touch with their emotions or that immigrants work harder than ...

Health

Gatorade pulls 'fire retardant' additive

PepsiCo subsidiary Gatorade said Friday it was removing an ingredient from its popular citrus-flavored sports drink that has a second life as a fire retardant.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Our choices may be making us more individualistic

According to research, an average American makes around 35,000 decisions each day. These decisions range from the mundane—what color shirt to wear—to the important—whether or not to be vaccinated.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Make no mistake - male bosses' errors matter

What do employees think of their boss when he or she makes a mistake? According to a new study, leaders who make mistakes are seen as less competent, less desirable to work for and less effective than leaders who do not. ...

Health

Transparent face masks protect while facilitating communication

Commercially available transparent face masks allow for the perception of facial expressions while suppressing the dispersion of respiratory droplets that spread the SARS-CoV-2, and thus have a clear advantage over surgical ...

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