Psychology & Psychiatry

Comparing resilience in female and male health care providers

After experiencing a major stressor, women are more likely than men to report signs of anxiety or other symptoms of distress. This has led some to conclude that women may be less psychologically resilient than men. However, ...

Oncology & Cancer

How cancer cells escape crowded tumors

Like people, cells in the human body protect their personal space. They seem to know how much space they need, and if it gets too tight, most cells prefer to break free. The mechanism enabling cells to evade crowded environments ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Romantic partners influence each other's goals

Over the long-term, what one partner in a two-person relationship wishes to avoid, so too does the other partner—and what one wants to achieve, so does the other. These effects can be observed regardless of gender, age ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Journeying through the pandemic

As people across the U.S. and the world struggle with the challenge of living in societies ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the journey mindset described in the recent paper by Szu-chi Huang and Jennifer Aaker could prove ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Do we actually grow from adversity?

In our culture, there's this idea that enduring a tragedy can be good for your personal growth. You'll have a newfound appreciation for life. You'll be grateful for your friends and family. You'll learn from the experience. ...

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