Psychology & Psychiatry

Hobbies and your health

(HealthDay)—Feeling overwhelmed or stressed? Consider taking up a hobby.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Targets of bully bosses aren't the only victims, new research shows

Abusive bosses who target employees with ridicule, public criticism, and the silent treatment not only have a detrimental effect on the employees they bully, but they negatively impact the work environment for the co-workers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Powerful people overestimate their height

(Medical Xpress) -- The psychological experience of power makes people feel taller than they are, according to research by ILR School associate professor of organizational behavior Jack Goncalo and a Washington University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Power corrupts, especially when it lacks status

Ever wonder why that government clerk was so rude and condescending? Or why the mid-level manager at your company always doles out the most demeaning tasks? Or, on a more profound level, why the guards at Abu Ghraib tortured ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Buying green can be license for bad behavior, study finds

Those lyin', cheatin' green consumers. Just being around green products can make us behave more altruistically, a new study to be published in a forthcoming issue of Psychological Science has found.

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