Gerontology & Geriatrics

New study reveals older adults coped with pandemic best

Adults aged 60 and up have fared better emotionally compared to younger adults (18-39) and middle-aged adults (40-59) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new UBC research published recently in the Journal of Gerontology: ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers find connection between heart rate and peer victimization

Penn State Scranton assistant professors of psychology Karin Machluf and P. Douglas Sellers II, along with their colleague, Christopher Aults from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, have found in a study that heart rate reactivity ...

Neuroscience

Can stress increase the risk of multiple sclerosis?

Contrary to earlier reports, a new study finds that stress does not appear to increase a person's risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). The research is published in the May 31, 2011, print issue of Neurology, the medical ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Volunteering to help others could lead to better health

People who volunteer may live longer than those who don't, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves, suggests new research published by the American Psychological Association.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds Asian-Americans often feel racial 'microaggressions'

(Medical Xpress)—Asian-Americans experience considerable everyday prejudice and discrimination, reports a Cornell study published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology (Vol. 60:2). The study is one of the first to document ...

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