Medical research

Acute stress may slow down the spread of fears

New psychology research from the University of Konstanz reveals that stress changes the way we deal with risky information—results that shed light on how stressful events, such as a global crisis, can influence how information ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Misfit or Miss Goody Two Shoes? Adolescent misperceptions abound

It's true: teens are misunderstood. But apparently, teens themselves have dramatic misperceptions about what their peers are doing when it comes to sex, drugs and studying, possibly prompting them to conform to social norms ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Average-risk women overestimate ovarian cancer risk

(HealthDay)—Average-risk, postmenopausal women overestimate their risk of ovarian cancer, but report low cancer worry, according to a study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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