Thursday, May 24, 2018

Psychology

Women Survive Crises Better Than Men

Women today tend to live longer than men almost everywhere worldwide -- in some countries by more than a decade. Now, three centuries of historical...

New Year’s Resolution: Learn to Love Your Body

Put together a list of New Year's resolutions yet? Every year, many of us pledge to work harder at being healthy, losing weight or eating...

Why Lying about Santa Is Good for Your Children

Christmas is a magical time of year, especially for children. Unfortunately, between elaborate Elf on the Shelf staging and fending off questions about Santa,...

What Leads Certain People to Seek Vengeance?

People who enjoy hurting others and seeing them in pain are more likely to seek revenge against those who have wronged them, according to...

The Real Risk of Automation: Boredom

We are at risk of boring ourselves to death? Less than 5% of occupations are 100% automatable, according to estimates. However, 30% of the...

Who’s Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Here Is The Answer

There’s a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs. It has to do with their brains, specifically the number...

Don’t Shop Travel Deals at Work

It is probably not a good idea to shop travel deals and leisure travel from the office during business hours, according to a new...

Customers Who Pay By Card Less Likely to Remember Paid Amounts

The transparency of spending money depends on the mode of payment used: cash, single-function cards that offer only a payment function, or multifunctional cards...

Online Social Communities Can Help You Stop Smoking

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study...

How Challenges Change The Way You Think

Challenging situations make it harder to understand where you are and what's happening around you, according to a new research published today in Frontiers...

When You Are Tired, Your Brain Cells Slow Down

It has been established that sleep deprivation slows down our reaction time, but it has been unclear exactly how the lack of sleep affects...

Attractive People Have A Harder Time Landing Low-Level Jobs

There’s been a good amount of research showing that work life is generally easier for good-looking people: They tend to earn more, they’re hired...

Remote Workers Often Feel Shunned, Left Out

When it comes to virtual teams, if you’re out of sight, you’re also out of mind. While more and more people are working remotely,...

Brain Activity Is Inherited

Every person has a distinct pattern of functional brain connectivity known as a connectotype, or brain fingerprint. While individually unique, each connectotype demonstrates both...

Daydreaming is Good: It Means You Are Smart

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology suggests that daydreaming during meetings isn't necessarily a bad thing. It might be a sign...

Why Men Are More Attracted to Women Who Arch Their Backs

Men appear to be more drawn to women who slightly curve their backs, revealing what could be an evolutionary tactic used by females to...

Self Esteem Depends on Other People’s Judgments

Self esteem is often shaped by what other people think of us, according to a new study published in the scientific journal eLife. Researchers from...

Jealousy Scientifically Explained, But Only for One Gender

Scientists pinpoint jealousy in the monogamous mind Jealousy typically rears its head when we think a rival threatens a valuable relationship, such as a potential...

Women Kinder Than Men, More Generous Too

Male and female brains react differently to selfless and selfish behaviour, with women’s brains showing a stronger reward signal for kindness and generosity, a...

Bad News Comes Easier Without a Buffer

You know you want to end your relationship, but you're nervous and don't want to be hurtful. So you spend the first 10 minutes...

Smartphone Apps Help Reducing Depression

New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for...

8 Facts about Smiling That will Make You Smile

What makes you smile? A comedy movie, a cheerful song or being surrounded by your friends? There are many things that can bring a...

People Get Nicer as They Age

Have you ever wondered why older people seem more responsible, kinder, and more agreeable than those still in their youth? After conducting numerous research...