Psychology & Psychiatry

Unexpected uncertainty can breed paranoia, researchers find

In times of unexpected uncertainty, such as the sudden appearance of a global pandemic, people may be more prone to paranoia, Yale University researchers suggest in a new study published in the journal eLife.

Other

EU project aims to improve first response in major emergencies

Major emergencies such as terrorist attacks and natural disasters have become more complex and larger in scale, challenging the ability of first responders to deal with the overwhelming numbers of casualties. As they battle ...

Health

Terrorist attacks decrease fertility levels, says new research

A new study published online today in the journal Oxford Economic Papers has found that, on average, terrorist attacks decrease fertility, reducing both the expected number of children a woman has over her lifetime and the ...

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