Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists suss out the secrets of human screams

Humans may be the only species on Earth to build a whole industry off well-timed cinematic screams, but the act of screaming itself is common in many animals ranging from frogs and foxes, to birds, rabbits, goats, and nonhuman ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does awe lead to greater interest in science?

"The joy of science lies in pondering the magnificent and seeking answers to the unknown," writes Jonathon McPhetres, a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at the University of Rochester, and the author of a new study published ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicides at record level among U.K. students

According to a recent study, the rates of suicide among students in the UK has reached record levels. The international study, by Raymond Kwok and colleagues at Hong Kong University's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, ...

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