Psychology & Psychiatry

Study examines how social rank affects response to stress

Can an individual's social status have an impact on their level of stress? Researchers at Tulane University put that question to the test and believe that social rank, particularly in females, does indeed affect the stress ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are people with high social status more prone to depression?

The Alpha is the "king" of a horde of mice. While meeting another mouse in the pipeline, Alpha can scare it away with merely a glance. But one day the situation changes. With unexpected courage, the little "mouse brother" ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Q&A: The role of attraction in our partner preferences

Research Associate Meike Scheller, from Durham University's Psychology Department, tells us about her research into the diverse types and levels of attraction that drive our partner choices, and what we can learn from other ...

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