Psychology & Psychiatry

Visualisation in network psychometrics is effective

How do you map out psychological phenomena in a way that makes their relationships and interactions clear? Sacha Epskamp conducted research in this area known as 'network psychometrics', which explains various forms of psychological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mother-daughter research team studies severe-weather phobia

No one likes severe weather, but for some just the thought of a thunderstorm, tornado, hurricane or blizzard can severely affect their lives. When blood pressures spike, individuals obsessively monitor weather forecasts and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The memories of near death experiences: More real than reality?

University of Liege researchers have demonstrated that the physiological mechanisms triggered during NDE lead to a more vivid perception not only of imagined events in the history of an individual but also of real events ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Even scientists look for purpose in nature, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers in Boston University's Psychology Department have found that, despite years of scientific training, even professional chemists, geologists, and physicists from major universities such ...