Here is Why Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Imagine a 65-year-old woman who sees her physician frequently for a variety of aches and pains. She might complain of back pain on one...

People Became Less Intelligent, or IQ Tests Are at Fault

A defining trend in human intelligence tests that saw people steadily obtaining higher IQ scores through the 20th century has abruptly ended, a new...

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,...

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...

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...

Behavior in High School Predicts Success Later in Life

Being a responsible student, maintaining an interest in school and having good reading and writing skills will not only help a teenager get good...

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...

The Connection Between Food and Mood

Most probably, you know a little bit about the connection between food and mood, especially if you have noticed that while you are tired...

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...

How To Deal with Embarrassing Situations

Feelings of embarrassment can be overcome through mental training. This is the finding of a study published in Springer's journal Motivation and Emotion. By...

Valuing Your Time More Than Money is Linked to Happiness

Valuing your time more than the pursuit of money is linked to greater happiness, according to new research published by the Society for Personality...

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...

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...

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 to Make Better Decisions: Look at The Big Picture or...

New research suggests how distancing yourself from a decision may help you make the choice that produces the most benefit for you and others...

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...

Why Mental Health Counseling is Something We Should Support

Despite the growing awareness of mental health and mental health treatment options, counseling is one of those professions where there are still misconceptions and...

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...