Psychology & Psychiatry

You've got mail—personality differences in email use

A new study shows that while many of us cannot do our job without email, it can stress us out - and that personality differences affect how we use email and what we find stressful.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Perceived stigmatization common for patients with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Sociodemographic, disease-related, and personality variables can predict perceived stigmatization in psoriasis, which occurs in the majority of patients, according to a study published online July 20 in the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When red evokes mischief

The color red is usually associated with inducing compliant behavior with stop signs, warning lights and corrections on a graded assignment.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Agreeable personalities are more likely to help strangers

Prosocial behaviors, such as willingness to help others, may be linked to specific personalities. Based on new research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, agreeableness is one of the better predictors ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Level of self-control linked to environment

What should you do after a difficult day at work? Many people would take a peaceful walk in nature, but this may not be a wise choice for everyone.


Sickness and health between men and women

Gender and personality matter in how people cope with physical and mental illness, according to a paper by a Washington State University scientist and colleagues at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Psychology & Psychiatry

You are what you 'like', according to new Facebook personality test

Pretty much all of us work with computers these days. The problem with computers is that while they can complete complex calculations and recall distant details, they're terrible at sensing how you're feeling. And that can ...

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