Psychology & Psychiatry

Toddlers prefer winners—but avoid those who win by force

They have only just learnt to walk and talk—and have only just started to develop social relationships with children of their own age. Yet, these tiny toddlers already use cues of social status to decide which people they ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Predicting work status in patients with schizophrenia

Osaka University-led Japanese researchers clarified that intellectual deterioration (IQ decline) was related to work status in patients with schizophrenia. The researchers also proposed a method for estimating probabilities ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Testosterone increases men's preference for status goods

A research team led by Hilke Plassmann, the INSEAD Chaired Professor of Decision Neuroscience & Brain and Spine Institute (ICM—Inserm/CNRS/Sorbonne Université) shows that testosterone, the male sex hormone, increases men's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

We start caring about our reputations as early as kindergarten

Kindergarteners don't use social media, but they do care about their public image. Research suggests that by the time kids go to elementary school, they're thinking critically about their reputation. In a Review published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What characteristics do school shooters share?

Boys involved in school shootings often struggle to live up to what they perceive as their school's ideals surrounding masculinity. When socially shunned at school, they develop deep-set grudges against their classmates and ...

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