Psychology & Psychiatry

'Be a man': Why some men respond aggressively to threats to manhood

When their manhood is threatened, some men respond aggressively, but not all. New research from Duke University suggests who may be most triggered by such threats—younger men whose sense of masculinity depends heavily on ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: COVID-19 vaccine myths

There has been a lot of news coverage about the COVID-19 vaccines recently developed and now being administered across the U.S.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vaccine myths debunked

A vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is perhaps the best hope for ending the pandemic. A number of biopharmaceutical companies have applied for U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorization ...

Neuroscience

Stereotypes prejudice our musical tastes

Music prompts strong emotional responses. But it turns out it's not just the sound, or even the lyrics, that control the emotions we experience.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers find evidence of pandemic fatigue

A new study from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology shows that the behavioral responses to COVID-19 differed by age. The research, led by Jung Ki Kim, research associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US hoping for two COVID-19 vaccines by end of November

Two American companies expect to apply for emergency approval for their COVID-19 vaccines by late November, welcome news as the US crossed eight million confirmed cases amid a third surge of its coronavirus epidemic.

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